Congratulations! You just landed a new leadership position, now go lead. Does this sound familiar? Many people have found themselves in this position and the answer to training was to observe their boss. This may work and is probably how your boss learned. However, according to Peter Economy, this “leadership training” becomes a downward spiral and the result is poor managers. This isn’t intentional, and nevertheless, we know most people leave their jobs because of a bad boss. Peter is a best-selling author of over 100 books and joins Kevin to discuss his latest, Wait, I’m the Boss?!? Kevin and Peter discuss the transition of being an expert to a leader and some of the mistakes and difficulties new leaders face. At the end of the day, Peter advises to take control of your learning and find the resources and mentors that align with your goals.
In this episode, Peter shares his thoughts on 1. The biggest mistakes new leaders make. 2. Where you can start on your development. 3. Tips for recruiting and hiring your team.
Ask yourself: Where are you going to start?
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Additional Leadership Resources
- Book Recommendations:
- Wait, I’m the Boss?!?: The Essential Guide for New Managers to Succeed from Day One by Peter Economy
- Aligning the Dots: The New Paradigm to Grow Any Business by Phillipe Bouissou
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