Bootcamp for New Managers & Supervisors: Avoid These 7 Mistakes and Be a Better Boss

August 7, 2024
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes
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New managers, supervisors, and team lead matter. They're on the front lines with your workforce, your customers, and your markets. They have tremendous potential. And some of them will become your organization's future leaders.

However, most organizations promote productive employees and independent contributors into managerial positions based on their technical competence.

Yet, very often many fail to grasp how their roles have changed; that their jobs are no longer about their personal achievement but instead about empowering others to achieve; that sometimes driving the bus means taking a backseat: and that building a team is often more important than making a sale or updating software, or whatever their previous job entailed. Even the best new managers can have trouble adjusting to these new realities.

Yet great leadership skills don't just show up with a job title. A talented employee that has been promoted to a team lead, supervisor, or manager deserves to be given the proper tools to succeed in their new role. This boot camp will give them the practical managerial skills they can immediately use back on their job and will start building them into peak-performing leaders.

Why should you Attend: So, you've just been promoted. There are few career moments as exciting and challenging as becoming a new manager or supervisor or leader of a department or team.

To be successful new managers or recently promoted ones must master three critical skills: to switch from relying on formal authority to establish credibility with your team or department members, from striving for control to building collaboration and empowering others' commitment; and from managing tasks to leading people. Using the analogy of an orchestra, a new manager must move from being a talented violinist who concentrates on playing his or her instrument skillfully to being a conductor who coordinates the efforts of all the musicians.

Therefore, what it takes to succeed as a new manager or supervisor is a matter of learning new ways of working and most importantly letting go of old ones - even if they have driven your career success up until now. New managers must also find new ways of deriving personal and career satisfaction from their work and measuring their success. This is a critical mental switch that effective managers must make. This webinar will provide skills and techniques to successfully transition into a new role and become a peak performer.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Here's how to build the leadership muscles of your newly promoted manager and supervisors
  • These six topics will be covered in this webinar
Who Will Benefit:
  • Identify the top 7 reasons why new leaders fail in their jobs; they sink rather than swim
  • Learn the 4 "Get to Know's": key tasks new leaders must complete during their first 90- days
  • Review the 4 management skills that are critical for quickly building effective teams and teamwork
  • Discover the 5 keys from successful leaders to help new leaders ramp up quickly, take charge and get results
  • Develop a plan of action for increasing your leadership skills and your team's performance

Marcia Zidle is a board-certified executive coach, business management consultant and keynote speaker, who helps organizations to leverage their leadership and human capital assets.

She has 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in a variety of industries including health care, financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, government and nonprofits.

She brings an expertise in strategy and alignment; social and emotional intelligence; executive and team leadership; employee engagement and innovation; personal and organization change management.

She has been selected one of LinkedIn Profinder’s top coaches for the past 5 years.

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