The First 90 Days

The First 90 Days is a book I was given by a close friend when they heard I was moving into a new job. It was written by Michael Watkins, and was first published in 2013.

I found this book really useful to get into the right state of mind for starting a new role, and what I should look to tackle in my first 90 days. I took note of a number of the useful passages, and I am sharing them here for others as they may also prove useful.


Prepare Yourself

Accelerate Your Learning

Match Strategy to Situation

Negotiate Success

Secure Early Wins

Achieve Alignment

Build Your Team

Create Alliances

Mange Yourself