Byham, Tacy M.

Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others

Byham, Tacy M. - Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others, ebook

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Becoming the Very Best First-Time Leader

Congratulations! You’re now in charge. Perhaps it’s your first time as a leader, or maybe you want to fine-tune your skills. Either way, you’ve begun one of the most rewarding chapters of your career. But, like many beginnings, the first few years can be challenging. Fortunately, you don’t have to tackle this challenge on your own. Your First Leadership Job gives you practical advice straight from others who have walked in your shoes. Not only does it include dozens of tools to ensure your success, but it’s also based on the authors’ and DDI’s extensive experience and research, which ultimately has led to the development of millions of leaders around the world. In fact, a quarter-million leaders will be developed this year alone via DDI training.

Your First Leadership Job is divided into two sections. Part 1 introduces the concept of catalyst leader—one who sparks energy, passion, and commitment in others. Your transition to catalyst leader is a major step in your leadership journey. This book provides essential tips to put you on the catalyst path. Ultimately, leadership is about the many conversations—frequent, clear, authentic, and occasionally difficult—that you will have daily.  Your First Leadership Job builds awareness of the fundamental skills you’ll come to rely on to make every one of these interactions successful. 

Part 2 devotes 13 chapters to critical core leadership competencies, including coaching for success, hiring the best employees, turning dreaded appraisals into discussions that propel performance, and handling difficult employees. It also includes a chapter for first-time female leaders.

Look at Your First Leadership Job as an indispensable companion to becoming an awesome leader—one who will make a positive, lasting impact on your team, family, and career. Visit www.yourfirstleadershipjob.com to learn more.

Keywords: First-Time, Frontline, First-Time, Frontline: A Guide to the Toughest Leadership Job in the World, Tacy Byham, Richard Wellins, Brad Thomas, DDI, Development Dimensions International, top leadership training company, top leadership training companies, transition from employee to boss, frontline leader, frontline leaders, leadership training course, leadership training courses, newly promoted leaders, roles for frontline leaders, key roles for frontline leaders, frontline leadership, frontline leadership and development

John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
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