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From Bud to Boss: Secrets to a Successful Transition to Remarkable Leadership by Guy Harris, Kevin Eikenberry

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Chapter 11. BEFORE WE GO TOO FAR, OR THE NATURE OF CHANGE

As a way to get started on the topic of change, let's do an exercise. First write down three situations in which you have experienced change. These can be organizational or personal; recent or distant in the past; big or small. While your transition to leadership may be an obvious one to think about, you can pick anything. There are no wrong answers. Write them down here as you think about them.

  1. ___________

  2. ___________

  3. ___________

Next, write down a list of words or phrases that you think about when you think about these particular events. Write down whatever comes to your mind. Do this quickly—the goal is to get something down, not to create the perfect or exhaustive list. Again, there are ...

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