Book Recommendation:

The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

Whether you’re going to be spending your summer holidays at the beach, travelling or at home, there’s no better time to embark on a journey of personal and professional development.

Our Convergence team have curated a diverse list of book recommendations, ideal for any leader hoping to grow their skills and gain fresh perspectives for the coming year. Over the next 5 days, we'll be posting a "From the library of Convergence" series of our top picks and also our personal reflections on these books, which we hope will engage, delight and motivate you.


From the library of Convergence 📖
Book Recommendation No. 3:
The First 90 Days by Michael D. Watkins

This book has become a bestselling, globally acknowledged classic in the leadership genre. It's a literary GPS designed to help you navigate through the tricky terrain of transitioning to a new job, industry or seniority.

Watkins breaks down the critical first three months in a new role into digestible bits of wisdom (no cheesy anecdotes here!) making it less like a business book and more like a friendly chat over coffee. Chapter by chapter, you'll find effective tools for diagnosing specific types of leadership crises and opportunities, plus helpful nuggets for negotiating a path to success.

Why we chose to read it ✔️
This is an easy read without the fluff, esoteric language or complicated models. It's one of those rare books you can keep learning from, packed full of great insights, directions, and practical applications to swiftly immerse yourself in a new role and excel in it as quickly as possible.

Why we recommend it 👍
The lessons and strategies in this book can apply to anyone at any stage of their career. It's an invaluable resource that will become reference material you keep coming back to - trust us!