10 Mistakes New Presidents Often Make Webcast Recording

Last updated June 9, 2016

10 Mistakes New Presidents Often Make Webcast Recording

Last updated June 9, 2016

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Overview

Learn ten common mistakes new presidents make and how you can avoid them. Patrick Sanaghan will share what he has learned from interviewing and working with dozens of college and university presidents. Join us to learn these lessons and how you can ensure a smooth and successful leadership transition for your institution.

Add a recording of this program to your training library to train future presidents on these important lessons.

Who should attend?

We encourage teams of stakeholders—those involved in presidential searches and transition teams—to attend this webcast together to jumpstart or inform their planning. Stakeholders may include:

  • New presidents or those who aspire to be president
  • Transition coordinator/committee chair
  • Senior staff and cabinet members

Trustees will find this information especially valuable.

Agenda

  • Negotiating your first-year action items
  • Being visible internally while remaining the external face
  • Building your senior team
  • Managing and supporting senior staff
  • The role of informal advisors
  • Developing a working relationship with your board president
  • Building your relational capital with faculty
  • Negotiating an agenda of change versus momentum
  • Managing time and setting boundaries
  • Understanding the seduction of the leader