From Bud to Boss – Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership
The transition from bud to boss is a challenging but exciting one, one that brings new responsibilities, new relationship dynamics, and new opportunities for personal and career growth. Often, new supervisors don’t get the training, support, and guidance they need to be successful.
Kevin Eikenberry and Guy Harris have created a comprehensive solution to the leadership transition crisis that many new supervisors face.
From Bud to Boss, outlines practical steps new supervisors can take to face the challenges of leadership with confidence. Each section offers a chance for self-assessment and goal setting, so readers can identify their own areas for growth. As readers reflect and then act on the principles in the book, they will become more effective in their leadership roles.
About Guy Harris (Indianapolis, Indiana Author)
Guy Harris’ career includes service as a nuclear engineering officer in the U.S. Navy submarine fleet, various supervisory/managerial roles in the chemical industry and personal business ownership. In the early 1990s, he began to actively pursue the practical application of leadership, communication, team building and conflict resolution principles.
He is a Certified Human Behavior Specialist, a Master Trainer in the DISC Model of Human Behavior, and a Conflict Resolution Subject Matter Expert.
Typical client concerns prior to working with Guy are forging a team from a group of individuals, moving a team past the conflict stage of team development, developing other leaders, expanding personal influence within the organization, communicating more effectively, and developing buy-in for new programs and processes.
Clients consistently comment on how quickly Guy helps them diagnose their “real” challenges and create plans for overcoming them. Workshop participants rave about the way his stories and experiences relate learning points in ways that are fun, engaging, and memorable.
About Kevin Eikenberry (Co-Author)
Kevin Eikenberry is an expert on team and leadership development and is the Chief Potential Officer of The Kevin Eikenberry Group.
He has spent the past 15 years helping organizations all across North America with leadership, learning, teams and teamwork, creativity and more. His client list includes: the American Red Cross, Chevron, Chevron Phillips Chemical Co., John Deere, Purdue University, Southwest Airlines, TriHealth, the U.S. Marine Corps, the U.S. Mint and many more.
He is a frequent presenter at professional conferences and a sought-after keynote speaker. He currently serves on four boards of directors in order to contribute, hone his leadership skills and add an additional dimension to his experiences.
He is the author of the bestselling books Remarkable Leadership and Vantagepoints on Learning and Life, and a contributing author to more than 20 other books. He was recently named to three exclusive lists: Inc.com’s Top 100 Leadership and Management Experts in the World, 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference, and the American Management Association’s Leaders to Watch in 2015. He publishes four electronic newsletters and a popular blog, Leadership & Learning, collectively read by more than 80,000 people worldwide.