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New Manager. Any good books to understand how to be a good one?

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“Somehow I manage” by Michael Scott

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Leadership and Self-Deception. Please I beg you to read this.

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What didn’t you like or did like in the managers you’ve worked for? Be humble and you don’t know everything so stopping acting arrogant

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How to win friends and influence people

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Never Eat Alone

Good boss, bad boss and On becoming a leader

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I also like The 48 Laws of Power. Be careful though, you can either use this book to be a total jerk or use it to understand the total jerks you will inevitably work for/with. Use the power for good 😁

Huge fan of askamanager.org, too.

High Output Management - one of the best overall business books I’ve read and great for new managers

In consulting your title and role usually have nothing to do with each other.. but if you are truly taking on a new role, "The First 90 Days" is pretty good.

I gained a lot from 1 Minute Manager. I Clear expectations go a long way.

Second M3. One minute manager, Good to Great, Winning

Choose a good Sr Mgr/Partner you like to work with and stick to them. Let them know you will do everything/anything possible to get their job done. Win their trust and you are golden. No amount of reading will help if you don't do this.

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