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Your First 100 Days

Book Description

This book will coach you through the real-time challenge of the first 100 days in a new role, providing an all-in-one solution through a combination of structured planning, commercial insight and leadership coaching, all in a deliberately concise 100 minute speed-read.

The first 100 days in a job are a pressurised moment of need, this book addresses both the practical and emotional challenges faced by leaders, offering realistic guidance, thoughtful insights, and useful advice in bite-sized portions, which are easily understood and immediately implementable.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Dedication
  5. Preface: First100™ www.First100coaching.com
  6. About the author
  7. Acknowledgements
  8. Introduction
  9. Part 1 Beginning
    1. 1 Prepare
      1. 1 Let go of your previous role
      2. 2 Set up your energy management system
      3. 3 Understand the key transition challenges
      4. 4 Build profile of role, organisation and market
      5. 5 Start with the end in mind
    2. 2 Your First 100 Days Plan
      1. First100assist™ framework
    3. 3 @ start
      1. 1 Launch your First 100 Days Plan
      2. 2 Show up as a leader, not a manager
      3. 3 Bring ‘sizzle’ as well as substance
      4. 4 EQ will be as important as IQ
      5. 5 Critical success factors for the next 30 days: day 1–30
  10. Part 2 Middle
    1. 4 @ 30 days
      1. 1 Review progress against plan
      2. 2 Decide who and what really matters here
      3. 3 Fast-forward team performance
      4. 4 Update your First 100 Days Plan
      5. 5 Critical success factors for the next 30 days: day 30–60
    2. 5 @ 60 days
      1. 1 Review progress against plan
      2. 2 Make final decisions on who stays and who goes
      3. 3 Capitalise on your leadership ‘multiplier’ effect
      4. 4 Update your First 100 Days Plan
      5. 5 Critical success factors for the next 30 days: day 60–90
  11. Part 3 End
    1. 6 @ 90 days
      1. 1 Review progress against plan
      2. 2 Write your 10-day ‘to-do’ list
      3. 3 Ask for feedback
      4. 4 Take time out for self-reflection
      5. 5 Critical success factors for the final 10 days: day 90–100
    2. 7 End
      1. 1 Close out your First 100 Days Plan
      2. 2 Record achievements and capture lessons learned
      3. 3 Communicate First 100 Days success to stakeholders
      4. 4 Celebrate with your team
      5. 5 Consider your Second Act
  12. Final words
  13. Read On
  14. Index
  15. Imprint