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HBR's 10 Must Reads for New Managers

Narrated by: Tom Parks
Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
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Summary

Develop the mindset and presence to successfully manage others for the first time.

If you listen to nothing else on becoming a new manager, listen to these 10 articles. 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 a great manager of others.

This book will inspire you to:

  • Develop your emotional intelligence
  • Influence your colleagues with the science of persuasion
  • Assess your team and enhance its performance
  • Network effectively to achieve business goals and for personal advancement
  • Navigate relationships with employees, bosses, and peers
  • Get support from above
  • View the big picture in your decision-making
  • Balance your team's work and personal life in a high-intensity workplace

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Concise

As usual, HBR provides 10 useful short related lectures. It was ok to listen at 2.5x speed so didn't take long to listen. Some interesting bits to remember.

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interesting

very interesting articles, nicely read.
I enjoyed listening and l3arned also few important things.
It s definitely something I could recommend reading.

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  • Laura B. Casey
  • 15-03-18

Great information for non-profit, too!

I am a new manager in non-profit and was very pleased at the practical insight this book offers.

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  • Roland Wamara
  • 11-03-18

For new managers, this is a must!<br />

The book goes through various aspects of introducing yourself in a management role. From delegating to building relationships within and outside the organization.

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  • Edsel
  • 23-04-20

Great Articles for new and experienced managers

I really enjoyed this book, in it many different and important aspects of management were highlighted that gave me a better insight of the wide spectrum of thought in management. This is from top down and bottom up!

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  • Igor Doutreleau
  • 14-03-19

100% applicable at workplace

Business insights easy to put in practice work even if you're not a manager yet, this will help you to understand the other face of the coin.

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  • Lori Morrison Bufalo
  • 06-08-18

Great for the new manager!

This is a great listen for new managers. It provides a good reminder of how to coach and lead your team. Valuable information you can put to use.

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  • giovanni
  • 02-04-17

Wish I've read this when I was starting out.

Valuable insights to the practice of management. Will benefit both the junior and the senior manager alike.

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