The First 100 Days in a New Job


Moving into a new position of leadership is one of the toughest challenges a businessperson can face. Nearly half of new leaders fail in their first 18 months. Often, failure is the result of crucial mistakes made in the first 100 days. In this CareerCast, executive transition expert George Bradt will share insights, proven solutions, and cutting-edge techniques for successfully transitioning into a new role—whether you are a first-time leader or seasoned professional.

CareerCast is a monthly podcast from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business that answers your most pressing career questions. Join us for discussions with leading business experts and authors. Discover how you can define your personal brand, bounce back from a career setback, grow your leadership skills, and more. New episodes are released the third Friday of each month. Submit a question for next episode's guest, or check out our archive of past episodes archive of past episodes, each with its own collection of resources and further reading. Subscribe to CareerCast to make sure you don't miss out on advice that can take your career to the next level.

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