Best 30-60-90 Day Plan for Managers that Gets Results Now

Your First 30-60-90 Days As A New Manager: Learn, Lead, & Perform!

In this article, you will learn how to make the best 30-60-90 day plan for managers.

I successfully started 12 new managerial roles throughout my business career, so you can learn from what worked for me. And more importantly, what didn’t work.

However, I focus on a general framework for you as a new manager, no matter what leadership role you are about to tackle. Plus, I will provide plenty of examples of goals to complete the best 30-60-90 day plan possible.

First, let’s briefly cover some critical background information. Then I will move to the essential elements every manager should include in their 30-60-90 day plan.

What Is A 30-60-90 Day Plan For Managers?

A 30-60-90 day plan outlines what a manager must accomplish in their new role (and when) during their first three months on the job. Daily, weekly, and monthly goals form the foundation for getting fast results from the plan.

Why Is A 30-60-90 Day Plan For New Managers Important?

An effective 30-60-90 day plan is a guide and a checklist for establishing a productive path forward in a new management role. It ensures daily and weekly focus on completing the proper work correctly and at the appropriate time. Finally, the plan documents your intentions for communicating with new superiors, peers, and subordinates.

Okay. With that bit of background addressed. Let’s move on to how high-performing managers create a 30-60-90 day plan for making their first three months a huge success.

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15 Pros and Cons of Living in Winston-Salem, NC Right Now

Exploring The Question: Is Winston-Salem A Good Place To Live?

Today I’m settling into the great state of North Carolina to explore the pros and cons of living in Winston-Salem.

This city is an excellent choice depending on what you are looking for, whether working, attending school, or retiring in Winston-Salem.

Let’s get moving so you can start packing.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Winston-Salem

My top living in Winton-Salem pros and cons include the following:

  • Great neighborhoods
  • A moderate cost of living
  • The vibrant arts scene
  • Access to educational options
  • High marks for low crime
  • Good racial diversity
  • Proximity to state attractions
  • Excellent weather
  • High summer humidity
  • Lots of rainfall
  • Transportation challenges
  • High pollen counts
  • Limited nightlife
  • Excessive taxes
  • Higher poverty rate

Shortly, I will review all of these advantages and disadvantages of Winston-Salem living. But first, allow me to answer the big question of the day.

downtown living in Winston-Salem pros and cons

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10 Pros and Cons of Living in Jacksonville, NC Right Now

Essential Things To Know Before Moving To Jacksonville, North Carolina

Today, let’s explore coastal North Carolina by diving into the pros and cons of living in Jacksonville, NC.

Whether you want to live by the ocean, move for a new opportunity, or relocate to find a fresh start, I have addressed the most critical opinions and facts about Jacksonville living.

So, before you start packing, let’s get going. Then you can decide whether or not to move to Jacksonville.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Jacksonville, North Carolina

My top 10 living in Jacksonville, NC, pros and cons include:

  • Nice neighborhoods
  • A modest cost of living
  • Beautiful beaches
  • Family-friendly things to do
  • Mild winter weather
  • High humidity and bugs
  • Risk of hurricanes and flooding
  • Noise pollution
  • Limited employment opportunities
  • High tax burden

Shortly, I will review these must-know items about living in Jacksonville in detail. But first, please allow me to address the most crucial question of the day.

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Are Monthly Dividends Better than Quarterly? (In 2 Cases)

Debating Monthly Vs. Quarterly Dividends

I continue my series on frequently asked questions about dividend investing. Today’s question is:

Are monthly dividends better than quarterly?

My short answer to this question is a hard no, partly because I’m not a big fan of monthly dividend stocks. But the reasons for my dislike are a topic for another day.

However, I will offer a couple of flimsy arguments for monthly dividends vs. quarterly. Then refute those arguments just for fun.

I like debating with myself because I always win! That’s the plan. Let’s get moving.

Are Monthly Dividends Better than Quarterly?

Monthly dividend payments are better than quarterly in two cases.

First, for anyone spending their dividend income, monthly dividends better align with ongoing living expenses.

Second, monthly dividends compound more quickly over time for anyone immediately reinvesting dividends received.

While this answer is technically correct, please allow me to explain why this answer doesn’t make monthly dividends better than quarterly.

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10 Professional Development Goals For Managers to Set Now

Management Professional Development Planning With A Purpose

On tap for today are ten great examples of professional development goals for managers. Having spent nearly 30 years in various management roles, I have many thoughts on this vital topic.

So, after we review each of today’s objectives for managers, I will touch on several other essential areas to include in your management professional development plan.

Let’s get moving.

10 Examples Of Professional Development Goals For Managers

Every good manager has a plan for professional development, so here are ten ideas to include in your self-improvement goals.

  1. Improve time management
  2. Consume news and knowledge
  3. Seek feedback
  4. Learn to delegate
  5. Avoid micromanaging
  6. Improve soft skills
  7. Embrace new skills in finance
  8. Cross-train in another area
  9. Increase problem-solving abilities
  10. Take a development course

Next, here are my thoughts on each one of these career aspirations for managers.

manager working on professional development goals

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