Expert Insights on Being a First-time Manager

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Congratulations! You're a new manager. Now what do you do? A successful transition starts with recognizing you cannot-and should not-do everything by yourself. Too, it's critical that you change your mindset from one of "me" to "we."


  • Acquire insights on how to overcome myriad challenges when you become a new manager.
    Acquire insights on the ‘platinum rule’ of leadership.
    Acquire insights on how to transition from a team member to a team manager where you have the added responsibility of being responsible not just yourself, but for others in your team as well.
    Acquire insights on becoming a new manager and making a successful transition into the world of management.
    Acquire insights on how to catalyze strengths to nurture and develop employees and bring out their best potential.
    Acquire insights on becoming a new manager and some advice on how to manage your affairs.
    Acquire insights on being an instinctual and effective leader by recognizing and accepting who you are.
    Acquire insights on how managers can function effectively with a team by creating opportunities for them to succeed.
  • Acquire insights on developing talent and enabling people in your team to work with the level of proficiency that you expect.
    Acquire insights on the top three things new managers should do to stimulate innovation.
    Acquire insights on the common mistakes that new leaders make and how they can be avoided.
    Acquire insights on the developmental changes that you will experience on becoming a first-time manager and how you can be more effective during the transition.
    Acquire insights on leadership tips for new managers.
    Acquire insights on which conferences are worth investing your time and resources in, for professional development.
    Acquire insights on the need for collaboration; having the best people in the business is useless if they don't work together.
    Acquire insights on the challenges that come with managing former peers.


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    1.  Advice for New Managers
    3m 6s
    New managers face a huge task in leading their team and overcoming myriad challenges. Mike Jossi shares what has worked well for him over the years in his management positions. FREE ACCESS
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    2.  Managing According to the Platinum Rule
    1m 41s
    When it comes to managing; trade in the golden rule for the platinum rule. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  From Me to We
    2m 46s
    An important lesson as an emerging leader was his move from team member; where he was responsible only for himself; to manager; where he could no longer do it all himself. He remembers exactly when and where his boss explained the importance of enabling others. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  On Becoming a New Manager
    2m 49s
    Being elevated into a management position is great; but it can also be challenging and a bit scary. Anne Riches explains some of the keys to making a successful transition into management. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  The Best Managers Catalyze Strengths
    2m 58s
    A manager who has a cookie-cutter approach to management is limited in his ability and is potentially limiting employees in their own abilities and careers; Stephen Harding explains. He outlines a much better way to develop employees. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Advice for New Managers
    1m 16s
    New managers should understand that they don’t have all the answers on day one; and that’s okay. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Managing for People Who Hate Managing
    1m 51s
    The one rule of good management is to be true to who you are. If you are a thinker; lead with your head; if you are a feeler; lead with your heart. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Managing by Walking Behind Them
    2m 27s
    The best managers are those who create opportunities for those under them to succeed; says Stephen Harding. Here he explains how managers function most effectively. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Ditch 'Sticky Fingers' to Stretch Your Talent
    Some managers insist on doing most of the work themselves; because they like doing it or don’t trust their team or can do it faster themselves. Managers who do too much may lose high-potential talent on their team. Develop your people. Take some risks. Let go. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  The Top Three Things New Managers Should Do to Stimulate Innovation
    1m 45s
    Unless people are given explicit instructions to be innovative, they'll probably play it safe and go with the status quo. FREE ACCESS
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    11.  Common Mistakes New Leaders Make
    4m 19s
    New leaders tend to make the same mistakes, but they can be easily avoided if you know what to watch for. FREE ACCESS
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    12.  First-Time Managers
    2m 52s
    Becoming a manager for the first time is a major developmental change in your career and your personal life. FREE ACCESS
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    13.  Leadership Tips for New Managers
    1m 33s
    Linda Hill offers several suggestions for new managers. FREE ACCESS
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    14.  Which Conferences Are Worth Your Time?
    2m 58s
    Professional development can be pricy, so it’s worth the effort to figure out which conferences you should invest in. FREE ACCESS
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    15.  Managing Former Peers
    2m 27s
    Individuals who are promoted into a role over their former peers have specific challenges to address. FREE ACCESS
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    16.  The Role of a New Manager
    2m 43s
    As a manager, your job is to give your team what it needs to succeed. Alisa Cohn explains where to put your focus. FREE ACCESS


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