Category: Transition

Transition to Leadership: Well Begun is Half Done

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30-60 percent of all managers don’t do an acceptable job. I didn’t make that up. I read the research by Joyce Hogan, Robert Hogan, and Robert Kaiser. They reviewed a dozen scientific studies of the percentage of management failure. That’s scary if you want to increase the number of competent leaders in your  »  Read More

The instant you become a boss

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Everyone agrees that the transition from individual contributor to boss is difficult. One reason is that some things change for you the instant you become a boss. Here are a dozen things that happen in the blink of an eye. 1. Some people will think you turned into a jerk. You won’t be the exception. Those people  »  Read More