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From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership

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Practical advice for making the shift to your first leadershipposition The number of people who will become first-time supervisors willlikely grow in the next 10 years, as Baby Boomers retire. Perhapsthe most challenging leadership experience anyone will face isn'tone at the top, but their first promotion to leadership. They mustdeal with the change and uncertainty that co ...more
Hardcover, 306 pages
Published February 15th 2011 by Jossey-Bass (first published January 7th 2011)
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Mosborne01
Great book that covers off nicely the journey from being 'one of the team' to leading the team. It's sensible and practical and above all asks you to remember what got you to the leadership position in the first place. Stick with your strengths and communicate a lot with the people above and below you- have clear conversations about what success looks like. It's a really nice, practical book that (hopefully) will be of use to everyone one day.
Barbara Lovejoy
I don't remember how I first learned of Kevin Eikenberry, but finding him has been a "gold mine." I get his weekly news which always contains some great gems. I had read his book Remarkable Leadership which was excellent. Then with my new position at Esperanza as Ex. Dir./Principal, I was especially excited to read this book, From Bud to Boss. I was not disappointed. It, too, is excellent--filled with wise counsel.
Joanne
This book compiles a lot of already known ideas into one place. It is a good book to keep your head in the game.

My problems: The book didn't have any meat until about page 50. It was just talking about what eventually was going to be discussed, in the first 50 pages as well as throughout the rest of the book. A good editor could have condensed the book into a more manageable read.

Kathleen Rainwater
Making the transition from "bud" to "boss" can be a tricky one . The authors show how to adopt the mindset of a leader. They suggest that you start clarifying the expectations of your manager and of your new reports. The book is full of additional information on how to become a successful leader.
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Kevin Eikenberry is the author of two Amazon best-sellers: “Remarkable Leadership” and “From Bud to Boss.” Other popular titles include “Vantagepoints on Learning and Life” and “LeadershipTweet 140 Bite-sized Ideas to Become the Leader You Were Born to Be,” and on over 20 other titles, he is a contributing author.

In 1993 he founded the company now known as The Kevin Eikenberry Group, based in Indi
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