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First Steps in Your New Leadership Role – Part 1

essential first steps for new leaders | BIGG SuccessWe were to so happy to chat with Kevin Eikenberry on The BIGG Success Show again. Kevin is the Chief Potential Officer at his leadership and learning company, The Kevin Eikenberry Group.

As a speaker and best-selling author, Kevin is a thought leader on leadership today. His most recent book, From Bud to Boss, fills a gap by helping new leaders getting promoted from within the ranks.

We chatted with Kevin about the first steps a new leader should take. Listen to our discussion to hear:

  • the 5 places where you must develop clear expectations
  • what it means if no one is following
  • why you aren’t in charge just because you got the promotion
  • why you need to set clear goals
  • why you need two sets of goals
  • the underlying skill of highly effective leaders

Click a player to hear Kevin talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast! (Runtime 6:45)


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Next time, Kevin shares how to communicate with your former teammates, your new team, and your boss. We hope you’ll join us!

First Steps in Your New Leadership Role – Part 2

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Transition Tips for New Leaders–Part 1

From Bud to Boss Book Cover | BIGG SuccessWe were thrilled to talk with Kevin Eikenberry today on The BIGG Success Show. Kevin is the Chief Potential Officer of the Kevin Eikenberry Group, a leadership and learning consulting company. He is also an internationally acclaimed leadership expert, speaker and best-selling author.

We asked Kevin to chat with us about his latest book – another great one –
From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership.

Click a player to hear Kevin talk with George & Mary-Lynn on The BIGG Success Show Podcast.


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Listen to the show to discover:

  • 2 things that are happening to create more promotions from within
  • the questions to ask when you’re considering going from bud to boss
  • the thing not to worry about and what you should realize about the offer
  • the question to ask if you think you want to say no to the promotion
  • reasons that now may not be the right time
  • why leading others is so much more complex than personal leadership
  • two simple techniques to work through a tough decision

Check in next time to learn the most effective ways for new leaders to communicate and set goals.

In the meantime, you can learn more about this phenomenal book at FromBudtoBoss.com or by visiting the From Bud to Boss Community.

Direct link to The Bigg Success Show audio file | podcast:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/biggsuccess/00708-061511.mp3