The First Time Managers Handbook

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The First Time Managers Handbook

“Congratulations. You’ve just been promoted to manager!”

Sounds like a dream come true, right?

That is, until all of a sudden you’re faced with decisions and duties and maybe even conflicts you never had to face before. Being a manager is an amazing opportunity, but it also requires skills and abilities that weren’t demanded from you before you were promoted.

Chapter 1: How To Prepare For Your New Role

Here you are, a new manager. Did you know that only 15% of first-time managers get any training? That 59% felt that support and help for their new position were not sufficient?

In light of that, the best first advice we can give you is simple: find a mentor or role model.

We’ll be mentioning the concept of a mentor throughout this ebook, and there’s a good reason for that. No book is going to have the perfect advice for your situation…

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