The Confident and Competent

Leading people for the first time and in need of an actionable and dependable guide?
This book is for you!

New managers can’t afford to lead by trial and error. Studies have repeatedly shown that about up to 60% of new managers fail or underperform in their first two years on the job.

But you don’t have to be one of them! I’ve got you covered with my best-selling book The Confident & Competent New Manager.


in this book you’ll discover…

Why you need to manage your mind and why strong self-leadership is at the core of strong leadership.
How to redefine “productivity” so that you can shift out of ‘doing’ and into ‘leading’.
How to set clear expectations without coming across as pushy and what to do if a direct report doesn’t meet them.
How to create accountability on your team so that you don’t have to constantly check-in and keep track of other people’s work.

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This book will show you how to set yourself up for success in your first leadership role

So, you’ve found yourself in charge of a team, and while on the outside you seem strong and ready for the challenge, on the inside you might realize that there are challenges you weren’t quite expecting. You may even doubt if you’re actually ready for this new role, or worse yet, you’re criticizing yourself thinking you don’t really know what you are doing. Guess what! These doubts are completely normal and my hunch is, it’s exactly why you decided to check out this book.

The difference between where you are and where you want to be is understanding the four important mental and practical shifts you will need to make in order to succeed as a leader. In my book, I’ll share these four shifts with you and give you actionable tips, plus I’ll introduce you to the APS Method™ of leadership development so you can set yourself up to quickly rise to success and become a leader people love to work with.

Filled with actionable steps and easy-to-apply frameworks, The Confident & Competent New Manager offers a no-nonsense, eye-opening roadmap that enables you to rapidly rise to success in your first leadership role.

The Confident and Competent

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About Ramona

I’m Ramona Shaw, and I’m a certified professional leadership coach, helping new and mid-level managers lead their teams (and their careers) to more success!

As a former VP at a renowned global private equity firm, I intimately know the challenges of leading teams in fast-paced environments and navigating tricky work situations. I learned many of my early leadership lessons the hard way, and wish I had a coach on my side from day one. Since then, I have devoted my career to supporting leaders just like you.

Through my coaching and training programs, I help managers get the most out of their hours at work by strengthening their leadership and communication skills, raising their confidence and resilience, and increasing their focus and overall effectiveness.

Plus, my clients rave about feeling less stressed and more fulfilled in their professional and personal lives.

Today, I’m honored and blessed to have coached and trained hundreds of leaders in fast-growing organizations including

Amazon, Asana, CVS, Dropbox, Google, Productboard, Science Exchange, Stitch Fix, Twitch, UBS, and many more.

Join the list of new leaders who understand the benefits of learning from the success of others. You can be one of them!

I can’t wait to connect with you soon!

Ramona Shaw

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