It comes with the territory of getting an education, building a career, joining clubs, pursuing hobbies, traveling abroad, and making friends. Throughout life, it’s nearly impossible to accomplish anything meaningful and rewarding without being a newcomer. Still, for most of us, the prospect of having to meet new people, learn new skills, and take on new roles provokes uneasy, anxious feelings. For some, that anxiety escalates into dread, resulting in missed opportunities, disappointment, and failure. What separates cool newcomers from the nervous masses? A recognized expert on newcomer success, Keith Rollag, Ph.D., reveals the surprisingly simple secrets in his unique book, “WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU’RE NEW: How to Be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations”.
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