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New Manager Training

Your Roadmap for Impactful Leadership: Premium Self Paced Courses, Live Events & Coaching Clinic.

Increase Your Effectiveness

Managers are NOT born; they LEARN and grow into effective and powerful leaders. 

With training in foundational skills like setting goals, delegating, organizing among others, managers can build an authentic confidence. It is this confidence that encourages you to take more risks. And this is what stretches you beyond your comfort zone so you can be an impactful leader.

New Manager Training is Your Buffer Against Stress, Pressure & Blind spots. Lead with impact!

Being an Excellent Manager Can Be Learned

Congratulations on your promotion! Now it is time to make the transition to manager from front line staff. 

The process of becoming a leader requires a strategy. Your natural instincts and your strengths will do a great deal to build your authentic presence, but, managers also need to learn essential skills and develop an understanding about what your job really is.

In our New Manager Training you will:

  • Develop an authentic confidence in your new role.
  • Improve your organization, communication and clarity around your role. 
  • Develop your people skills.
  • Increase self awareness and situational awareness to execute your responsibilities consistently and on target. 

What You Will Gain


Caroline Vetter
Caroline VetterNurse Manager
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Being a part of this group has been a game changer. I am not as nervous about taking on this responsibility. Being relaxed helps me with my team.
Ayssa Lopez
Ayssa LopezNew Manager, Tech Company
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I asked to be promoted and was so scared about blowing it! Being a part of this group has helped me so much!

What's Included

Complete Training and Coaching
  • One time fee.
  • Access to a library of On-Demand Courses in the Work Smart Club Library.(Value $495)
  • Access to an exclusive network with live events, Q&A, additional resources (This normally costs $495. Value is PRICELESS! Having coaching and individualized support is what propels you forward!)
  • 25+ checklists and resources to power up your organization and delegation.
  • Course Library includes Goal Setting, Delegating, Planning, Assertive Communication, Emotional Intelligence, Resilience, Confidence and more. check FAQ for details. (Value is CONVENIENCE and saving time by having training and resources easily accessible and available 24/7.)
  • Physical Copy of the Work Smart Club Journal & Pen. (Value $20)
  • Physical Copy of the 52 Week Perpetual Planner along with Course on Power Planning. (Value $99)
  • Bonus: (Hard to put a price on being a great manager!)
  • Course: What Great Managers Do Differently. (Value $295)
  • VIP ACCESS: Discounts on tickets to live events held 4x a year, special deals on courses and other items. (Value $395+)
  • Money Back Guarantee If, after 3 days, you do not feel this course will help you advance your potential as a manager, we will refund your payment.
Great Value


Courses Included in the Offer

Goals Toolkit: Setting Goals That Stick

8 modules & Workbook. Learn 3 major goal setting methods to help you consistently hit your targets.


Delegating Toolkit

11 modules, workbook & 2 self-quizzes. Learn a step by step approach to delegating.


The Confidence Course

10 modules, workbook & 1 self-assessment. Learn to build an authentic confidence.


Assertiveness Toolkit

6 modules, workbook & 1 self-assessment. Learn the art of assertiveness communication and the barriers to getting there.


Productivity Toolkit

11 modules, workbook & 2 self-assessments. Get the tools to plan and prioritize.


Decision Making Toolkit

10 modules & workbook. When you develop your decision-making, you also enhance skills like flexibility, time management and strategic thinking.


4 Steps to Apologizing Effectively

7 modules. Learn the 4 steps to give an effective apology.


Meeting Checklists

Access agendas, meeting follow up and other helpful resources to hold meetings that matter.


5 Levels of Resilience Pyramid

Resilience is the antidote to burnout and a set of skills you can learn. The Resilience Pyramid was developed by Dr. Howard having worked with scores of leaders. Learn strategies for each level.


Introduction to Emotional Intelligence

14 modules & workbook. 4 hours of video introducing various dimensions of emotional intelligence (Ei) giving you insight into what to develop to strengthen your Ei.


Additional checklists and resources. 

What happens after the first year?

We have other programs and offers to help you continue to advance and grow. We have your professional and developmental needs covered.

We know you may be interested in more advanced training and coaching. You will have special offers and discounts for an upgrade to your account that include assessments and courses for your next level of leadership. 

What is the Network?

Our exclusive network is an online platform open to members for live events, Coaching Clinics, additional courses not in the Work Smart Library and the opportunity meet new people all gathered for the same purpose – to excel in their career and advance their potential.


You receive access when you purchase the New Manager Training and can post questions, uploads videos, attend the live events and explore the conversation 24/7.


The Work Smart Coaches facilitate the conversation and are there to answer questions.

What happens if I do not like it

We have worked very hard to provide a variety of courses and amenities so the entire network is value added. We want everyone to get the raise or the promotion, to save time, and have more joy in their career. 

We have a money back guarantee. If after 3 days you find this training will not add value to your future then we will refund the payment.

We will work with you, in the network, to set goals. Engage with the platform, attend the Coaching Clinic or the Office Hours and get your questions answered.  

I do not have much time

We understand! We created the platform – both the network and the library – to be mobile friendly, with content easily consumable – on the go. There are courses that are longer and more detailed and you can can enjoy the short segments within the course as your time permits. Each piece of content provides useful information and strategy you can use on the job.


We know that time is the only resource that is not replaced and have set up this plan so that you INVEST YOUR TIME  to further your career and fulfill your purpose.

Group and Corporate Requests for Training

Do you want to provide New Manager Training to your potential leaders and newly promoted managers in your company?  We provide a private network with virtual coaching and facilitated peer interaction, just for your group, while also including all the on demand training.


Click to schedule a complimentary consultation to discuss this. We would love to work with you!

Authentic Confidence is the "It Factor" ...

that powers up your leadership brand. Knowing how to respond under pressure, communicate clearly and organize are all skills influential leaders need. Take the New Manager Training ...

Your Executive Coach & Performance Expert

Dr. Cynthia Howard | Emotional Intelligence Expert 

Dr. Cynthia Howard has worked with top-performing leaders, professionals, and business owners from all over the country. She approaches each case with an open mind and zero preconceived notions to better recognize her individual clients’ unique challenges in managing, inspiring, and engaging their teams.  Conducting New Manager Training is a great honor and she seeks to bring out individual’s potential and promise!  


  • Pioneer of the resilient mindset
  • FAIS: Fellow, American Institute of Stress (AIS)
  • Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma
  • Certified Trainer Institute of Heartmath
  • Developed the Resilience Pyramid
  • Founder Work Smart Club
  • Author, The Work Smart Principle, Everyday Emotional Intelligence

Our Mission

We are a performance coaching company that unlocks potential in the workplace through innovative leadership & performance measures, creating a culture of excellence.