Much has been written through the years about the critical importance of the first 90 days – the make-or-break period when new leaders will either set themselves up for success or lay in place the ground work for their eventual failure.
The art of managing up and down — simultaneously — is not easily mastered. It takes perseverance, communication, leadership, continuous learning and, most prominently, balance. If you’re a new training manager, it’s easy to become overwhelmed.
There’s a great deal of talk in the training industry about the differences between leadership and management. What do those differences really look like, and what do they mean for leadership training?
Before a management training program is even started, there should be clarity on what the overarching company mission is and the strategy to get there. Is having a management training or HiPo program (tactic) consistent with the strategy?
New managers need training to learn about the fabric of the company society they are entering. Once they are trained, under your guidance, new managers will learn how to contribute in their new role and achieve milestones along their career paths.