The international bestseller and globally acknowledged
bible on leadership and career transitions
Fully a quarter of all managers in major corporations enter new
leadership roles each year. Whether their assignments involve
starting a new job, being promoted internally, or embarking on an
international assignment, how new leaders manage their
transitions can mean the difference between success and
In The First 90 Days, Michael D. Watkins, a noted expert
on leadership transitions, offers proven strategies for moving
successfully into a new role at any point in one''s career. Concise
and practical, The First 90 Days walks managers through
every aspect of the transition, from mental preparation to forging
the right alliances to securing critical early wins. Through vivid
examples of successes and failures at all levels, Michael Watkins
identifies the most common pitfalls new leaders encounter and
provides tools and strategies for how to avoid them.
As hundreds of thousands of readers already know, The First 90
Days is your roadmap for taking charge quickly and effectively
during critical career transition periodswhether you're a
first-time manager, a midcareer professional on your way up, or a
newly minted CEO.
Published by Harvard Business Review Press.