Are you, or someone you care about, new to a leadership or management position?
If so, you've come to the right place.
This book is my attempt to save you the heartache and clumsiness I went through when I was first promoted.
It is me speaking to my younger self, and you can get a front row seat to share the things I wish I had known back when.
If you are a new Supervisor
You will be less stressed
You will be one step closer to your next promotion
You will become more comfortable in your role
You will have a happier more productive team
If you manage Supervisors
You will upskill your teams
You will achieve more as you supervisors grow
Your Supervisors will see you investing in them
You will have happier more productive teams
If you wish to be
You will learn what it takes to be a Supervisor
You will start behaving like a Supervisor - the first step to getting noticed and promoted
You will be better prepared when you are promoted
"If I was CEO I'd buy a copy for every supervisor."
"Instead of generic recommendations that you can find in many other books, Julian shares practical lessons learned through his own management and leadership experiences."
"Mr. Talbot lays out a simple path for learning that anyone from the shop floor who's been 'made' into management can use to make that transition as easy as possible."
" ... fundamental knowledge for those responsible for managing others to achieve the required goals."
"Not only should this book be read by those seeking management positions, it should be provided by employers to all those newly promoted."
" ... an easy read and ... a catalyst to change."
"Using a friendly conversational style Julian invites all new supervisors (and those dreaming of becoming a supervisor) to follow the steps he has taken."
"Julian Talbot has written an excellent guide for all new managers, those who hope to be managers and even those who are already in management positions."
" ...it should be an inclusion in anyone's library if they are serious about leadership and management."
"A terrific read filled with positive and pragmatic guidance on how to work with teams."
Communicate more effectively with your team
Write effective and succinct reports in less time
Manage and motivate poor performers
Motivate staff to want to achieve
Inspire your team to be a high-performing team
Build relationships that engender trust
Understand the basics of management-speak
Make better decisions, in less time
Run effective meetings that generate outcomes