The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

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Portfolio #ad - How was she supposed to spin teamwork into value? how could she be a good steward of her reports' careers? What was the secret to leading with confidence in new and unexpected situations?Now, Julie knows the most important lesson of all: great managers are made, having managed teams spanning tens to hundreds of people, not born.

Congratulations, and step into this thrilling next chapter of your career, accept the shiny new title, you're a manager! After you pop the champagne, the truth descends like a fog: you don't really know what you're doing. That's exactly how julie Zhuo felt when she became a rookie manager at the age of 25.

The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You #ad - She stared at a long list of logistics--from hiring to firing, from meeting to messaging, from planning to pitching--and faced a thousand questions and uncertainties. If you're reading this book, you're already on your way to becoming a great manager. The making of a manager is a modern field guide packed with everyday examples and transformative insights, a veteran leader, including:How to tell a great manager from an average manager illustrations includedWhen you should look past an awkward interview and hire someone anywayHow to build trust with your reports through not being a bossWhere to look when you lose faith and lack the answersWhether you're new to the job, or looking to be promoted, this is the handbook you need to be the kind of manager you wish you had.

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The First-Time Manager

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AMACOM #ad - Written in an inviting and accessible style, The First-Time Manager spans essential and immediately applicable topics like hiring and firing, conducting performance reviews, motivating your team, and overcoming resistance. Detailed examples and clear action steps round out these lessons, equipping you with the wisdom to succeed and bolster your team’s bottom line results.

Packed with honest explanations and nitty-gritty details on the realities of managing people, The First-Time Manager will help you navigate any kind of people problem like a pro and hit the ground running in your new management role. As a new manager, you’ve been given a huge opportunity--one you can’t afford to waste through trial and error.

The First-Time Manager #ad - . This go-to resource teaches first-time managers everything they need to know to tackle challenges and take on new and unique responsibilities. The revised sixth edition expands on decades of trusted, encouraging innovation and initiative, classic business advice for newcomers, including new material on increasing employee engagement, improving outcomes, helping team members optimize their talents, and distinguishing yourself as a leader.

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Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity

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St. Martin's Press #ad - Achieve results collaborativelyRequired reading for the most successful organizations, Radical Candor has raised the bar for management practices worldwide. Now a cultural touchstone, the concept has come to be applied to a wide range of human relationships. The idea is simple: You don't have to choose between being a pushover and a jerk.

Featuring a new preface, afterword and radically candid performance review bonus chapter, the fully revised & updated edition of Radical Candor is packed with even more guidance to help you improve your relationships at work. Radical candor has been embraced around the world by leaders of every stripe at companies of all sizes.

Radical Candor: Fully Revised & Updated Edition: Be a Kick-Ass Boss Without Losing Your Humanity #ad - Radically candid relationships with team members enable bosses to fulfill their three core responsibilities:1. Using radical candor—avoiding the perils of Obnoxious Aggression, Manipulative Insincerity, and Ruinous Empathy—you can be kind and clear at the same time. Kim scott was a highly successful leader at Google before decamping to Apple, where she developed and taught a management class.

It focuses on praise but doesn't shy away from criticism—to help you love your work and the people you work with. Build a cohesive team3. Create a culture of Compassionate Candor2. Since the original publication of radical candor in 2017, Scott has earned international fame with her vital approach to effective leadership and co-founded the Radical Candor executive education company, which helps companies put the book's philosophy into practice.

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An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management

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Stripe Press #ad - An elegant puzzle balances structured principles and human-centric thinking to help any leader create more effective and rewarding organizations for engineers to thrive in. There's a saying that people don't leave companies, they leave managers. Drawing from his experience at digg, uber, and Stripe, Will Larson has developed a thoughtful approach to engineering management that leaders of all levels at companies of all sizes can apply.

An Elegant Puzzle: Systems of Engineering Management #ad - Getting to the good solutions of complex management challenges can make the difference between fulfillment and frustration for teams, ultimately, and, the success or failure of companies. Will larson's an elegant puzzle orients around the particular challenges of engineering management--from sizing teams to technical debt to succession planning--and provides a path to the good solutions.

Management is a key part of any organization, yet the discipline is often self-taught and unstructured.

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Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't

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Portfolio #ad - But the best ones foster trust and cooperation because their leaders build what Sinek calls a "Circle of Safety" that separates the security inside the team from the challenges outside. Sinek illustrates his ideas with fascinating true stories that range from the military to big business, from government to investment banking.

What's symbolic in the chow hall is deadly serious on the battlefield: Great leaders sacrifice their own comfort--even their own survival--for the good of those in their care. Too many workplaces are driven by cynicism, paranoia, and self-interest. Sinek watched as the most junior Marines ate first while the most senior Marines took their place at the back of the line.

Leaders Eat Last: Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don't #ad - The new york times bestseller by the acclaimed, bestselling author of Start With Why and Together is Better. Officers eat last, " he said. Now with an expanded chapter and appendix on leading millennials, based on Simon Sinek's viral video "Millenials in the workplace" 150+ million views. Imagine a world where almost everyone wakes up inspired to go to work, feels trusted and valued during the day, then returns home feeling fulfilled.

This is not a crazy, idealized notion. Today, in many successful organizations, great leaders create environments in which people naturally work together to do remarkable things. In his work with organizations around the world, Simon Sinek noticed that some teams trust each other so deeply that they would literally put their lives on the line for each other.

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Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best

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Center Street #ad - Raise your game will inspire and empower you to commit to the fundamentals, create a winning mindset, and progress into new levels of success. We live in an instantly downloadable world that encourages us to skip steps. High achievers are at the top of their game because of the discipline they have during the unseen hours.

Raise Your Game: High-Performance Secrets from the Best of the Best #ad - But the basics work. Raise your game examines the top leaders in sports and business and proves that success is a result of the little things we do all the time. They always have and they always will. We are taught to chase what's hot, flashy and sexy and ignore what's basic. Shares the secret principles used by world-class performers that will help you improve your productivity and achieve higher levels of success.

They have made a commitment to establish, tweak, and repeat positive habits in everything they do. Performance coach Alan Stein Jr. The basic principles provided in RAISE YOUR GAME are simple, but not easy.

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HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers with bonus article "How Managers Become Leaders" by Michael D. Watkins HBR's 10 Must Reads

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Harvard Business Review Press #ad - Gabarro and John P. Cialdini; “what makes a leader?” by daniel goleman; “the Authenticity Paradox, ” by Herminia Ibarra; “Managing Your Boss, ” by John J. Develop the mindset and presence to successfully manage others for the first time. If you read nothing else on becoming a new manager, read these 10 articles.

Hill; “leading the team You Inherit, ” by Michael D. Wass; and bonus article: “how managers Become Leaders, ” by Michael D. We’ve combed through hundreds of harvard Business Review articles and selected the most important ones to help you transition from being an outstanding individual contributor to becoming a great manager of others.

HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers with bonus article "How Managers Become Leaders" by Michael D. Watkins HBR's 10 Must Reads #ad - This book will inspire you to:develop your emotional intelligenceinfluence your colleagues through the science of persuasionAssess your team and enhance its performanceNetwork effectively to achieve business goals and for personal advancementNavigate relationships with employees, and peersGet support from aboveView the big picture in your decision makingBalance your team’s work and personal life in a high-intensity workplaceThis collection of articles includes “Becoming the Boss, bosses, ” by Linda A.

. Walker; “managing the high-intensity workplace, ” by Erin Reid and Lakshmi Ramarajan; “Harnessing the Science of Persuasion, ” Robert B. Watkins; “saving your rookie Managers from Themselves, ” by Carol A. Watkins. Kotter; “how leaders create and use networks, ” by herminia Ibarra and Mark Lee Hunter; “Management Time: Who’s Got the Monkey?” by William Oncken, Jr.

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The Manager's Path: A Guide for Tech Leaders Navigating Growth and Change

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O'Reilly Media #ad - This book is ideal whether you’re a new manager, a mentor, or a more experienced leader looking for fresh advice. Managing people is difficult wherever you work. Pick up this book and learn how to become a better manager and leader in your organization. Begin by exploring what you expect from a managerunderstand what it takes to be a good mentor, and a good tech leadLearn how to manage individual members while remaining focused on the entire teamUnderstand how to manage yourself and avoid common pitfalls that challenge many leadersManage multiple teams and learn how to manage managersLearn how to build and bootstrap a unifying culture in teams.

In this practical guide, author Camille Fournier tech lead turned CTO takes you through each stage in the journey from engineer to technical manager. From mentoring interns to working with senior staff, you’ll get actionable advice for approaching various obstacles in your path. But in the tech industry, where management is also a technical discipline, the learning curve can be brutal—especially when there are few tools, texts, and frameworks to help you.

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High Output Management

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Vintage #ad - The essential skill of creating and maintaining new businesses—the art of the entrepreneur—can be summed up in a single word: managing. Born of grove’s experiences at one of america’s leading technology companies, accountants, consultants, and teachers, High Output Management is equally appropriate for sales managers, as well as CEOs and startup founders.

High Output Management #ad - Grove covers techniques for creating highly productive teams, demonstrating methods of motivation that lead to peak performance—throughout, High Output Management is a practical handbook for navigating real-life business scenarios and a powerful management manifesto with the ability to revolutionize the way we work.

. In this legendary business book and silicon Valley staple, the former chairman and CEO and employee number three of Intel shares his perspective on how to build and run a company.

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The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever

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Box of Crayons Press #ad - Witty and conversational, The Coaching Habit takes your work--and your workplace--from good to great. Coaching is an art and it's far easier said than done. And he guides us through the tricky part - how to take this new information and turn it into habits and a daily practice. Giving another person the opportunity to find their own way, make their own mistakes, and create their own wisdom is both brave and vulnerable.

He unpacks seven essential coaching questions to demonstrate how--by saying less and asking more--you can develop coaching methods that produce great results. Get straight to the point in any conversation with the kickstart question– stay on track during any interaction with the awe question– save hours of time for yourself with The Lazy Question– and hours of time for others with The Strategic Question– Get to the heart of any interpersonal or external challenge with The Focus Question – and The Foundation Question– Ensure others find your coaching as beneficial as you do with The Learning QuestionA fresh innovative take on the traditional how-to manual, the book combines insider information with research based in neuroscience and behavioural economics, together with interactive training tools to turn practical advice into practiced habits.

The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever #ad - In this practical and inspiring book, Michael shares seven transformative questions that can make a difference in how we lead and support. In michael bungay stanier's the coaching Habit, coaching becomes a regular, informal part of your day so managers and their teams can work less hard and have more impact.

Drawing on years of experience training more than 10, everyday coaching skills, 000 busy managers from around the globe in practical, Bungay Stanier reveals how to unlock your peoples' potential. Brené brown, author of Rising Strong and Daring Greatly. It takes courage to ask a question rather than offer up advice, provide and answer, or unleash a solution.

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