When you promote your high potential individual contributors into their first people manager role, you want to ensure they are successful. It’s critical that you support those who are new to managing people with the necessary leadership tools and training, right from the start.
Build early momentum
Give new managers the confidence and skills they need to lead productive teams.
Making the shift from being an individual contributor requires learning how to balance managing execution with engaging employees.
Develop communication skills
Clearly communicating organizational goals and how the team’s work supports them is critical for new manager success.
It’s not surprising that 49% of new managers don’t feel prepared to succeed, since 60% don’t receive the right training for their new role. At Blanchard, our approach to leadership training for new managers builds on the time-tested principles from the best-selling book, The New One Minute Manager®(Opens in a new window), and introduces the mindset, core conversations, and communication skills first-time managers need to achieve success quickly, including how to:
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