Archive for March 4th, 2011

…Transitions are critical times when small differences in your actions can have disproportionate impacts on results.  Leaders, regardless of their level, are most vulnerable in their first few months in a new position because they lack detailed knowledge of the challenges they will face and what it will take to succeed in meeting them;  they also have not yet developed a network of relationships to sustain them.  Failure to create momentum during the first few months virtually guarantees an uphill battle for the rest of your tenure in the job.
    —    Michael Watkins
From his book:  “The First 90 Days
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2022 Support For Ukraine Independence
2021 Right Up Until Armed Insurrectionists Attack Congress
No Time
2020 Sometimes Human Nature Stays The Same
2019 Sometimes Too Subtle
2018 A Lot Like Teaching
2017 Wake Up
2016 I Like Dreaming
2015 Importance
2014 Unearned Humility
2013 Science Is Trial And Error
2012 Franklin’s Creed
2011 First Steps
2010 Home Ill…

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