According to our recent research, just 19% of first-level leaders said they felt prepared for leadership when first offered the role. Most managers feel confident in their ability as individual contributors, but when they are not coached out of that mode the responsibility to clear the path for others can become overwhelming. The ripple effect this has amongst direct reports can undermine both performance and trust; especially when these first-level leaders are not only in the thick of every-day action on the frontline, but central to escalating key company strategy.
“If you put good people in bad systems, you get bad results. You have to water the flowers you want to grow”- Stephen R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Join us live-online for Everyone Deserves a Great Manager to discover the ways in which this demanding yet rewarding role requires more of people- and what it can accomplish when invested in properly. Drawn from a decade of research (field-tested with hundreds of thousands of managers across the world) found in FranklinCovey’s Wall Street Journal bestseller book, Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team, we explore a proven framework for helping to convert average managers into the extraordinary difference-makers we need now more than ever.
This session will be of value to L&D and HR leaders who are looking to:
- Identify the current, authentic problems managers face in order to help unlock their critical potential
- Reinvigorate the skillset of seasoned managers, and fast-track the development of new ones
- Create the mindset needed for managers to get work done with and through others, both in times of stability and change