Genesis News

7 Ways to Set Up a New Hire for Success

Posted by Genesis on June 2, 2019 at 5:24 AM

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 responsibility for onboarding and integrating their new employee and according to Watkins, "It’s the deeper work of integrating new hires where the real work of bosses begins."

 

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Topics: Executive Hire, Harvard Business Review, Michael Watkins, Onboarding, Accelerate Leaders, Power Onboarding Webinars, Executive Onboarding Effectiveness Assessment

How To Build A Strong Relationship With A New Boss

Posted by Genesis on May 31, 2019 at 4:32 PM

Have a new boss? Michael Watkins contributes practical suggestions on how you can assist their transition in his Harvard Business Review article, "How to Build a Strong Relationship With A New Boss." Some key suggestions include finding common ground, being empathetic, and, as with any transition, helping them achieve early wins. Read an excerpt below highlighting the key concepts outlined in the full article

 

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Topics: News, Executive Hire, Harvard Business Review, HR, Integration, Onboarding, Career Transitions, Accelerate Leaders

Ten Key Elements of a Successful Transition

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 12:09 PM

In this ten minute video interview Michael Watkins shares his formula for making successful leadership transitions with Suez (CREA), Europe's second biggest water utility.

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Topics: Executive Hire, First 90 Days, Leadership Development, Michael Watkins, New Hire, Onboarding, Transition, CREA, IBEX 35, CEOs, Career Advice

A First 90 Days Master Class for Harvard Business Review Followers

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 10:06 AM

Michael Watkins gave a live presentation to ca. 56K viewers on the Harvard Business Review Facebook Page as part of their Whiteboard Sessions Series. The 40-minute session was entitled, “How to Get Up to Speed in Your New Leadership Role" and focused on the following three key areas in the context of a new hire joining an organization from the outside:

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Topics: Executive Hire, First 90 Days, Harvard Business Review, Michael Watkins, New Hire, Onboarding, Career Transitions, Accelerate Leaders

Interview With Emerson's Corporate Director of Learning

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 9:09 AM

We are excited to share an interview with Emerson’s Corporate Director of Learning, Terrence Donahue and Michael Watkins, author of The First 90 Days and Co-Founder of Genesis, about Emerson’s Successful Leadership Transitions Workshop — a customized onboarding system based on The First 90 Days® Transition Roadmap™ Framework. 

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Topics: Emerson, Executive Hire, First 90 Days, HR, Integration, Leadership Development, Michael Watkins, New Hire, Onboarding, Transition, Career Transitions, Accelerate Leaders, Onboarding Journeys, Leadership Transitions

Emerson Sets Leaders Up for Success With The First 90 Days

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 8:56 AM

Genesis would like to share a client success story with you, the details of which were published in the June 2017 issue of Chief Learning Officer. We are proud to have partnered with Terrence Donahue, Emerson’s Corporate Director of Learning, in creating a customized “onboarding operating system” based on the The First 90 Days® Transition Roadmap™ Framework to support leaders in transition. Please enjoy the client story excerpt below and follow the link at the bottom of the page for the full article.

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Topics: Emerson, Executive Hire, First 90 Days, Leadership Development, New Hire, Onboarding, Onboarding Systems, Client Stories

If a Leader Fails, It's Because He/She Lacks Emotional Intelligence

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 7:56 AM

On a recent trip to Barcelona coinciding with the release of The First 90 Days in Spanish, Michael Watkins and Richard Wetzler, Co-founder and CEO of Genesis, respectively, met with leading business men and women in the region. The 2-day tour included a Master Class given by Watkins to 100 business leaders, a book signing reception, interviews with two of Spain's leading newspapers, La Vanguardia and Expansion, a dinner with Harvard and IMD Business School Alumni and prominent Spanish business leaders, followed by meetings with Suez and CaixaBank.

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Topics: Executive Hire, First 90 Days, Michael Watkins, Onboarding, Transition, Emotional Intelligence, La Vanguardia

How Effective is Your Company at Onboarding?

Posted by Genesis on May 30, 2019 at 4:59 AM

It is a well-supported fact that supporting new-hire onboarding dramatically increases time-to-performance and reduces failure rates by 50%. Based on Michael Watkins' in-depth research into the vast array of HR onboarding programs employed by global organizations published in his article “Onboarding Isn't Enough” (Harvard Business Review, June 2017), Genesis created an assessment to help you gauge how effective your organization is at onboarding executives in comparison with the global sample used in the article.

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Topics: Egon Zehnder, Executive Hire, First 90 Days, Harvard Business Review, HR, Integration, Michael Watkins, Onboarding, Transition, Enterprise Onboarding, Accelerate Leaders, Executive Onboarding Effectiveness Assessment