When is Teamwork Really Necessary?

When leaders take new roles, they typically inherit someone else's team and need to assess, reshape, align, and accelerate it. Michael Watkins outlines the steps newly appointed leaders need to take to align effectively with their teams and to…

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7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success

In his article "7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success," published on HBR.org (May 2019), Michael Watkins writes, "No one has a bigger impact on new employees’ success than the managers who hired them." Crucially, the hiring manager bears the…

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Master Your Next Move: The Essential Companion to The First 90 Days

Transitions into new roles are the most challenging times in the professional lives of leaders. Whether you are being promoted, joining a new company, or making a move overseas, the actions you take during your first few months can determine…

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An Interview with Harvard Business Review Press Executive Editor

In our recent Power Onboarding Webinar, Michael Watkins and Harvard Business Review Press Executive Editor Jeff Kehoe shared their insights and discussed eight career challenges outlined in the newly updated edition of Master Your Next Move: The…

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The First 90 Days for Re-Launchers

In this 30-minute 3-2-1 iRelaunch Podcast, Michael Watkins — best-selling author of The First 90 Days and its newly-updated essential companion, Master Your Next Move  is interviewed by iRelaunch Chairman and Co-Founder Carol Fishman Cohen about…

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5 Questions to Ask When Starting a New Job

In "5 Questions to Ask When Starting a New Job" (Harvard Business Review, April 2019) Michael Watkins writes, "The actions you take during your first few months in a new job have a major impact on your success or failure. Build positive momentum…

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