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Survive Your Promotion!: The 90 Day Success Plan for New Managers
by Katy Tynan
New managers have it tough - nearly half will wash out in the first year according to industry statistics. Will you be one of them? This 90 day plan has the secrets you need to beat the odds. Packed with real world examples and practical advice, Survive Your Promotion! gives you the tools you need to succeed. Learn how to manage your time, deal with conflict, align team ...more
Paperback, 222 pages
Published January 25th 2010 by Personal Focus Press
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This book is pretty good for beginning managers and begins with the basics. It does focus on the corporate world, not on any other fields like non-profit or small businesses, which makes it somewhat narrow. That is my biggest reason that it doesn't get more than 4 stars. The other issue that prevented this from getting five stars is that it only focuses on promotions that makes someone a FIRST time manager. It doesn't mention anything about those promoted to another management position with a ...more
I actually liked this book a lot. There were of course parts where it was complete and utter common sense, but at the same time it made sure to shift those thoughts and ideas from the back of my mind. There were also parts where I said, "oh wow, I didnt think of that" Once I did that a few times, I knew I was reading a winner. Originally started the book because I landed a job that I felt was higher than I was qualified for (people manager) and really needed to make sure that I went in with the ...more