THE FIRST 100 DAYS

Moving into a new role is a high-stakes event -  for you, the team and the organization. In fact, executives rank the challenge of transitioning to be higher than bereavement, divorce and health issues. 

Learn how to build early momentum and avoid missteps in the First 100 Days.

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WHAT'S YOUR LEGACY?

How do you want your leadership to be remembered?
And, how will you know you’re on track?

Great leaders have a great system.

This tool will help you set up that system.

Lead with your legacy in mind.

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STARTING A NEW ROLE?

No one starts a new role expecting to leave within a year.

 

Far too many do. It doesn't have to be this way.

I've designed Your First 100 Kick-Start Guide to help you make your best start.

"The guide is packed with wisdom and a concrete plan to go in with your eyes wide open... Roll up your sleeves, take control and invest in your own success. Your effort will pay off for years to come."

Transition Traps. [IMD]

Transitions are pivotal, in part, because everyone is expecting change. But they also are periods of great vulnerability for new leaders who lack established working relationships and detailed knowledge of their roles. Those who fail to build momentum during their transition face an uphill battle. 

When strength becomes weakness. [ADAM GRANT: WORKLIFE]

Excellence comes from doing what you do best -- but you need to make sure you're doing it at the right times. (Audio only)

When You Start a New Job, Pay Attention to These 5 Aspects of Company Culture. [HBR]

All too often, employees struggle to understand the cultural norms of their new organizations, leading to a variety of workplace conflicts. To set yourself up for success, the authors suggest paying close attention to five key dimensions of your new company’s culture.

Starting a new role - remotely [HBR]

Out of sight doesn’t have to mean out of mind.

Stepping into a leadership role? Be ready to tell your story. [HBR]

Hit the ground running with a thoughtful personal pitch.

How to build a killer 100-day executive onboarding plan. [Fast Company]

More than a dozen chief human resource officers from top companies offer advice on how to set yourself up for success in a new leadership role.

Promoted From Peer To Leader?  [Forbes Coaches Council]

17 Ways To Make A Smooth Transition

How to ensure your success in a newly created role. [Hays]

There can also be some very real challenges that come with life in a newly created role, especially if the job responsibilities are not clearly defined. Here are seven things you should do to ensure success in a brand new role.

ACCELERATE YOUR PERFORMANCE

BECOMING A LEADER

Becoming the boss. [HBR] 

The earliest test of leadership comes with that first assignment to manage others. Most new managers initially fail this test because of a set of common misconceptions about what it means to be in charge.

BETTER BOSS RESOURCES

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BETTER BOSS RESOURCE
7 STRATEGIES TO HELP YOUR NEW HIRE THRIVE.

You've hired your new leader. But will they be successful? You play a critical role.

 

This starter guide will help you accelerate the performance of your new leader and benefit from early momentum. 

Onboarding a New Leader — Remotely [HBR]

Six steps to take when remotely onboarding a new leader.

7-Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success. [HBR]

No one has a bigger impact on new employees’ success than the managers who hired them. 

Onboarding isn't enough. [HBR]

Newly hired executives need to be fully integrated into the company’s culture.

Internal Hires Need Orientation Too [HBR]

A promotion should be much more than a change in title and paycheck — it requires a transition like any other role.

Failed transitions cost the organization up to 10X salary, not to mention the damage to reputation and morale. 

What will it cost you, your team and your organization?

Discover how Leader Acceleration Coaching can dramatically improve the odds of success.