Bridging the difference® from high-performing individual to generating success through others

Your facilitation capability takes what could be a volatile discussion and turns it into something that is productive and beneficial for each participant. You have an ability to help a group think outside the box and overcome paradigms.”—Director, Global HR BPO, Manufacturing

When transitioning to a manager role, it’s essential to get off on the right foot. As former peers become direct reports and other, more experienced managers become your new home team, your mindset must shift. You let go of striving to accomplish work on your own.  Instead, you begin to achieve results through others’ efforts.

The secret to success? The sooner you can effectively communicate priorities and set shared goals across the team, the more quickly you increase productivity.

  • Explore what your organization, your peers, and your team members need and expect from you.
  • Step into your new role with savvy confidence.
  • Get the essential know-how to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate, and communicate so that your direct reports produce higher-impact outcomes.
  1. Understand the role, responsibilities, and characteristics of a manager,
  2. Discover the expectations others have for you – your boss, peers, and subordinates.
  3. Conduct a gap analysis to identify where you are and the skills you need to develop most.
  4.  Shift your focus from getting results for yourself to getting results for your team.
  5. Learn how to transition old behavior patterns with people that aren’t used to you being their boss.
  6. Identify your role in creating a motivating work environment.
  7. Learn how to set expectations and manage on-going employee performance.
  8. Practice communication skills for giving and receiving supportive and corrective feedback.
  9. Discover delegation secrets.
  10. Create a plan for developing your own personal management style.
  11. Customization option: discover how to identify others’ DiSC® styles and adapt your DiSC® style to bring out their strengths. Learn to recognize the contributions of others, and mitigate the challenges posed by different styles. Practice communication approaches to flex with different styles and situations.

Want to move your people from resistance to readiness? Contact us.