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Leadership Skills for New Managers

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You’ve been a successful individual contributor at your company for years. Now you’re starting to feel like you need more. The logical step is to become a manager—taking on more responsibility, making more of an impact and getting higher compensation.

But how should you go about making such a major transition? Will your company and team be able to see you as a manager? Do you have what it takes to succeed in that new role?

This course is all about taking the momentous step from individual contributor to manager. Experienced consultant and coach Cory Caprista will highlight the differences between the two positions and what you need to do to successfully move into a management role.

In this class, you’ll learn how to:

  • Develop the habits of great managers and apply them to achieve performance improvements.
  • Discover the areas of growth you’ll need for continued improvement over time.
  • Employ the elements of great management.
  • Invest the right amount of time and energy in each area of management.
  • Understand what high-quality management looks like.
  • Surmount a lack of formal training.
  • Overcome your own negative or limiting patterns that create resistance to success.
  • Deal with low team engagement, negative team culture and high employee turnover.


  • Class Introduction
  • The Management Mindset
  • Common Pitfalls for Managers
  • The 8 Tenets of Great Managers
  • How to Increase Your Manager Ratings
  • Styles of Leadership
  • Authentic Leadership
  • Vulnerability
  • Mindfulness for Managers
  • The Biology of Being Present
  • How to Build Mindfulness
  • Mindset Characteristics
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Setting Expectations
  • Setting Boundaries
  • One-on-Ones
  • Influencing
  • Class Recap

Taught by

Cory Caprista

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