Are You A First Time Manager?

First Time Managers have a lot of ground to cover...

Managers typically answer the question "Are you a first time manager, and if so, what is your greatest need?", in one of three ways...

Answer #1: "Yes, I just got appointed recently. I need help with understanding how to transition from being a successful individual contributor to being a successful manager. I didn't fully appreciate the difference when I accepted the role, but now I know I need to build a whole new set of competencies..."

REALITY: Most first time managers receive very little training, if any at all, to make the transition from individual contributor to successful manager and leader.

Answer #2: "Yes, I've been a manager for some time now. I've received some training, but it's not enough. Every day brings new challenges that the small amount of training I did receive, either didn't cover, or just skimmed over.  Worst of all, I think my manager believes I should be up to speed by now..."

REALITY: Although some training is valuable, very few first time managers receive training that covers all the competencies they need to succeed as a manager.

Answer #3: "No, I've held several management positions. But I now manage others who are first time managers, and I see them struggle. Some of the management development options I looked at for them are either too academic or outside my budget. I wish I could assure them that I have an answer, but I can't. I don't know where to turn..."

REALITY: As a manager of first time managers, your role is to help them succeed in making the transition from individual contributor to effective manager and leader.

How To Make The Transition from Individual Contributor to Successful Manager, in a Fraction of the Time it Would Normally Take...

To make the transition from individual contributor to successful manager requires a planned approach to your development as a manager. That's where The Management4M comes in.

Our FREE course How To Succeed as a Manager is available right now, and it lays out in clear terms the ground you need to cover on your journey to becoming a successful manager. It consists of four online modules that reveal:

  • The Three Domains of Management you need to master in order to succeed. Most managers struggle, and some even fail altogether, in these three areas...
  • The Five Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) you MUST get your team to focus on, each and every day, regardless of what industry or sector you are in...
  • The Top Ten Major Events that can derail you and your team, and how you can prevent them happening or mitigate their impact should they occur...
  • How you can get your team to move beyond their day to day activities and create a Culture of Strategic Innovation...
  • And much, much more...

Click the button below to get going on your planned development:

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