The First 90 Days.

Michael D. Watkins


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Since its original release, The First 90 Days has become the bestselling globally acknowledged bible of leadership and career transitions.

In this updated and expanded 10th anniversary edition, internationally known leadership transition expert Michael D. Watkins gives you the keys to successfully negotiating your next move, whether you're onboarding into a new company, being promoted internally or embarking on an international assignment.

What will you learn from this book


• The president of USA gets 100 days to prove his mettle, while a professional gets 90 days to prove himself in a new role, job or on a promotion.

• Transiting to a new role is the biggest challenge that a professional faces in his career. The transition from one job to another is not necessarily smooth always.

• Success in new roles depends on - how one orients himself to new business needs, identifies key business stakeholders, adapt to new cultures and understand management expectations.

• Learning is a never-ending process in oneself. How effectively you learn, how do you increase your learning efficiency, what is on your agenda, who will provide you insights etc. are some of the questions one has to answer in order to do a proper research in new jobs and roles.

• As a leader, one must understand different types of situations, challenges, opportunities and accordingly gauge the purpose of him being in a new situation.

Language English
ISBN-10 1422124983
ISBN-13 9781422124987
No of pages 253
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Harvard Business School Publishing
Published Date 01 Mar 2008

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Author : Michael D. Watkins

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