From Geek to Manager:5 Tips to Help Geeks Transitioninto Management Thursday, September 27 10:00 AM PDT / 1:00 PM EDT Transitioning from geek to manager is kind of like traveling abroad.

You need to adapt to new cultures and find ways to communicate with people who speak different languages. Fortunately, there’s a roadmap.

“Letting go of preconceptions is a good place to start in the transition from geek to manager.”Join Paul Glen, CEO of Leading Geeks, as he details 5 essential tips that will help you successfully transition from geek to manager.

Join this interactive webinar to learn:

  • Why new managers have no idea what they’re getting into
  • 4 reasons geeks usually end up as managers
  • How to bridge the culture of geeks and non-geeks
  • And more…

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Presenters:Paul GlenAuthor, Leading GeeksPaul has spent more than 20 years working on technical projects, leading technical organizations, and helping technical leaders. Since 1999, he has poured his energy into improving the quality of technical leadership as a consultant, author and presenter. Since 2003, he has written a column for Computerworld for which he was awarded a 2007 National Silver Medal for Editorial Excellence by the American Society of Business Publication Editors.He has written two books. “Leading Geeks: How to Lead and Manage People Who Deliver Technology” won several book awards including the 2003 Financial Times Germany International Book Prize naming it the best new book published worldwide on the subject of leadership. His first book, “Healing Client Relationships: A Professional’s Guide to Managing Client Conflict” was published in 2001.He received an MBA from the J. L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University with majors in marketing, organizational behavior, and strategy. His BA is from Cornell University with majors in computer science and mathematics. He has also taught as an adjunct faculty member in the MBA programs at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California and Loyola Marymount University.

 

 

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