Your job is to keep the conversation alive when the course is complete. That means you have to keep learning, learn to embrace the inevitable mistakes that happen, and find a great mentor.
- Okay, new manager, you're almost ready.…Let me offer you just a few quick practical thoughts…before you get moving.…First, keep learning.…I hope you found this course useful.…Just remember that it's quite easy to consume it again,…anytime, on nearly any device.…I do hope it serves you as a good ongoing reference.…But there's much more learning to be done,…at your own pace, when you're ready.…This library is full of amazing courses by me…and many other great authors.…
You should also consider a few books, podcasts, or seminars,…because in today's world, when you're ready to learn,…you have plenty of options.…Next, know that you will make mistakes and that's okay.…It's normal, don't be embarrassed.…Own it, fix it, if possible.…Most importantly, learn something so you can improve.…Every mistake you make is a great lesson…you now have the privilege to share with someone…you're developing at a later date.…
It's also smart to find yourself a great mentor.…This is a person more senior than you,…with expertise and accomplishments you admire.…
- Establish identity as a manager.
- Identify best practices for clarifying performance expectations.
- List effective communication tips.
- Articulate the main elements of effective feedback.
- Define rapport.
- Distinguish types of decision-making styles.
- Signal fairness and integrity.
- Articulate how to best assert authority.