Transitioning is a Core Leadership Skill

At HBR Live: Master Your Next Move, held in London, UK in October 2019, Michael Watkins spoke to an audience of senior executives and talent management professionals about the eight common transition challenges that most leaders encounter in…

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How To Ace Your Job in The First 90 Days

In this Forbes article, Michael Watkins offers his advice for successfully navigating the first crucial days in a new role and underscores the importance of making a good first impression. The article is based on an interview he originally gave…

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How Transition Coaches Accelerate Executive Onboarding

Many companies think they are doing a good job of onboarding newly-hired executives when they actually aren’t...

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The Essential Role of Effective Communication During CEO Transitions

Even in the best of circumstances, CEO transitions are challenging times. The transfer of power in large organizations long has been recognized as a time of potential uncertainty and even instability. In fact, the term ‘interregnumwas coined by…

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How Insider CEO's Succeed

In their Harvard Business Review article "How Insider CEOs

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Michael Watkins Ranked Among Most Influential Management Thinkers Globally

November 26, 2019

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HBR Live in London: Master Your Next Move

With Michael Watkins, leadership transitions expert and author of the international bestseller The First 90 Days.

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Harvard Business Review Round Up

Leadership transitions expert and Genesis Co-Founder Michael Watkins is a regular contributor to Harvard Business Review and in the past twelve months alone has written numerous digital and feature magazine articles, presented a Whiteboard…

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What To Do When You Are Returning To A Company You Used To Work For

In her August 2017 Harvard Business Review article "What to Do When You're Returning to a Company You Used to Work For," Rebecca Knight interviewed Michael Watkins about "boomerang employees," giving practical advice for how to reintroduce…

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Ten Key Elements of a Successful Transition

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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