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What to Do When You’re New

How to be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations

By Keith Rollag
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What to Do When You’re New: How to be Comfortable, Confident, and Successful in New Situations by Keith Rollag

What to Do When You’re New (2015) is the result of Rollag’s 20 years of research on why people become anxious and stressed in new situations. It provides strategies for changing your outlook on new situations and offers techniques for handling such situations with comfort and confidence.

  • Those who get anxious in unfamiliar situations
  • Employees new on the job
  • Students transferring to a new school

Keith Rollag is an Associate Professor at Babson College. He specializes in organizational behavior and newcomer socialization and training. His work has appeared in a number of publications, including Harvard Management Update, Stanford Social Innovation Review and Wired News.


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