Primer for New Managers

  • 4 on-demand lessons
  • Reflection exercises
  • Insights from other leaders globally
  • A cheat sheet summarizing best practices

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  1. The First Two Weeks… Free

    9 mins
    What is the most strategic plan for your first 90 days as a leader? Begin by considering your first two weeks.  What’s the ideal first impression you want to give your new team?...
  2. Months 1 and 2…

    17 mins
    First 1: 1What questions are you asking to help build trust with your team? How was your weekend? What do you tend to like to do on weekends? What’s something fun or exciting t...
  3. Month 3…

    12 mins
    Identify + knock out quick wins.  Addressing repeated things that came up in 1: 1’s. This may be: Reducing the number of meetings held. Confirming that you don’t need to sign o...
  4. Action Plan for Your First 90 Days

    6 mins
    Consider mapping out your first two weeks, month 1 + 2, and month 3. First two weeks…Listen + Learn TourExpress: “I want to be the best manager for you. ”Month 1 + 2…Informatio...
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About your trainers…

Claire Lew
CEO at Canopy

Claire’s mission in life is to help people become happier at work. She’s been published in Harvard Business Review, Business Insider, Inc, CNBC, and Fortune, among others. She speaks internationally on how to create more open honest work environments.

Jenny Nichols
Leadership Trainer and Coach at Canopy

Jenny has a clear vision for the future: No more bad bosses. She has 10+ years in leadership development, and is pursuing her Ph.D. so she can better align data and research to leadership practices. She works with leaders to help them thrive.

Trusted by 30,000+ managers…

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