101: Built to Lead: Becoming a Top 10% Manager | with David Long

by Joe Sherwood on December 1, 2014

built to leadDid you know that of every 100 employees hired, only 6 or 7 will ever be promoted to their first management position? If you’re a manager now, you’re one of the 7% who made it! That’s the good news. Now, here’s the bad news. Statistically speaking, you won’t be promoted again. According to author and CEO David Long, the vast majority of first-time managers fail, and only 1 in 7 will stay in management with their present company for 5 years. How do you get in the top 10% of managers who succeed?

David Long is author of Built to Lead: 7 Management R.E.W.A.R.D.S Principles for Becoming a Top 10% Manager  David was a top 10% manager at companies in three different industries. For the last 25 years, he has served as Founder/CEO of MyEmployees, a firm that helps helping managers build stronger, more engaging relationships with their team members. His clients include managers at Walmart, Lowe’s, Cracker Barrel, Walgreens, FedEx, Chili’s, and more.

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