Introducing The First 90 Days® Online: Leader Edition

By |February 16th, 2016|

By Dr. Michael Watkins

Genesis Advisers is delighted to announce the launch of The First 90 Days Online: Leader Edition, a scalable, LMS-based system that combines eLearning and performance support tools to guide leaders in the creation of First 90 Days transition plans. The First 90 Days Online: Leader Edition is designed to be integrated into existing onboarding and leadership […]

Introducing Our New First 90 Days® Workshops & Blended Solutions

By |February 9th, 2016|

By Dr. Michael Watkins

We are excited to announce the launch of our new, redesigned First 90 Days Workshops and Blended Solutions.

These ½, 1, and 2-day workshops are based on the First 90 Days Transition Roadmap®, a proven framework for accelerating transitions. Participants learn to diagnose their challenges, gain alignment with their new bosses, establish direction, […]

The 7 Biggest Traps in the First 90 Days & How to Avoid Them

By |January 28th, 2016|

By Dr. Michael Watkins

My research shows leaders who derail or under-perform in their new roles often fall into common traps in their First 90 Days. Have you fallen into any of these traps? Have you seen others do so?

Trap #1: Not adapting to the new culture

Leaders who move between companies (or even units of the […]

Why You Shouldn’t be Too Nice to Your New Hires

By |January 4th, 2016|

By Dr. Michael Watkins

While speaking recently at an HR forum in Denmark, I learned a Danish word that perfectly captures a common trap that companies fall into when they onboard new hires: bjørnetjenste. The term can be translated literally to “bear favor” and means “an attempt at aid that does more harm than good.”

The origin […]