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Bootcamp for New Managers and Supervisors: Avoid These 7 Mistakes and Be a Better Boss

60 Minutes
6 months
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$199. One Participant
$399. Group Attendees

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Recorded Version: Unlimited viewing for 6 months ( Access information will be emailed 24 hours after the completion of live webinar)


New managers, supervisors, team leads matter. They’re on the front lines with your workforce, your customers, and your markets. They have tremendous potential. And some of them, will become your organization’s future leaders.

However, most organizations promote productive employees and independent contributors into managerial positions based on their technical competence. Very often many fail to grasp how their roles have changed; that their jobs are no longer about their personal achievement but instead about empowering others to achieve; that sometimes driving the bus means taking a backseat: and that building a team is often more important than making a sale or updating software, or whatever their previous job entailed. Even the best new managers can have trouble adjusting to these new realities.

Yet great leadership skills don’t just show up with a job title. A talented employee that has promoted to a team lead, supervisor or manager deserves to be given the proper tools to succeed in their new role. This bootcamp will give them the practical managerial skills they can immediately use back on their job and become peak performing leaders.

Why you should Attend: So, you’ve recently became a new manager or supervisor or team leader. Making the leap from individual contributor to manager, from peer to supervisor, or from project manager to people leader is a big transition for anyone — no matter how intelligent or driven they are.

To be successful, new managers or recently promoted ones, must master three critical skills: to switch from relying on formal authority to establish credibility with their team or department members; from striving to control everything to building teamwork and accountability; and from managing tasks to leading people. Using the analogy of an orchestra, a new manager must move from being a talented violinist who concentrates on playing his or her instrument skillfully to being a conductor who coordinate the efforts of all the musicians.

Therefore, what it takes to succeed as a new manager or supervisor is a matter of learning new ways of working and most importantly letting go of old ones – even if they have driven your career success up until now. New managers must also find new ways of deriving personal and career satisfaction from their work and measuring their success. This is a critical mental switch that effective managers must make.

This webinar will provide skills and techniques for your recently promoted to successfully transition into this new role and become a peak performer.

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Identify the top 7 reasons why newly leaders fail in their jobs; they sink rather than swim
  • Learn the 4 “Get to Know’s”: The key tasks new managers must complete during their first 90- days
  • Review a case study of “teamwork in action”: How firefighters transform into effective winning teams
  • Discover the 5 keys from successful leaders to help new leaders ramp up quickly, take charge and get results
  • Develop a plan of action for increasing your leadership skills and your team’s performance
  • Make sure you and your new boss are in sync regarding key responsibilities, priorities, and outcomes
  • Understand the variety of work and people challenges confronting the new manager and how to deal with them
Who Will Benefit:
  • New or Entry Level Staff and Operational Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Managers Who Have Not Had Leadership Development or Anyone Transitioning into a Leadership Role

Marcia Zidle is a board-certified executive coach, business management consultant and keynote speaker, who helps organizations to leverage their leadership and human capital assets.

She has 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in a variety of industries including health care, financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, government and nonprofits.

She brings an expertise in strategy and alignment; social and emotional intelligence; executive and team leadership; employee engagement and innovation; personal and organization change management.

She has been selected one of LinkedIn Profinder’s top coaches for the past 5 years.

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