The Young Professional's Guide to Managing
Building, Guiding and Motivating Your Team to Achieve Awesome Results
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One of the hardest challenges in anyone’s career is transitioning from being a employee responsible solely for one’s own work to a manager responsible for others’ performance. New managers face the stress of giving up control while needing to drive results through others.
Many of the more than 80 million members of the Millennial generation are facing the challenge of managing others without a guide to success specifically tailored to them.
The Young Professional’s Guide to Managing fills this void with a mix of relevant tips and stories, and a connection to rich online resources. It is an essential guide for all new managers and emerging leaders, providing important insights, including:
How to successfully transition to being a manager, from the very first day
The 10 skills all young professionals must develop to thrive as STAR managers
Managing people of different generations
How to hire, develop, and lead teams to incredible results
Advanced strategies for young managers, including how to fire underperforming employees and how to squash office politics.
"Aaron McDaniel is one of AT&T's youngest vice presidents ever, and reading this book it's easy to see why. Aaron has the ability to pick up complex leadership qualities and behaviors and rapidly assimilate them into his everyday life--a must for every new manager. Current and future Millennial leaders are lucky to have the chance to learn from him."--Alexandra Levit, author of Blind Spots and They Don't Teach Corporate in College"As Gen Y rises to leadership positions in the coming years, they could learn a thing or two from Aaron, who has been there and done that. Read this book to learn how to be a star manager just like him."--Dan Schawbel, author of Promote Yourself"Aaron 'hit the nail on the head' in The Young Professional's Guide to Managing. If you follow these key lessons, you will be well on your way to a successful career."--Joan Massola, Manager, AT&T Career Development and Leadership Assessment, AT&T Leadership Development Program for six years