No-nsense, practical tips for newbie managers Anyone who is stepping up in a role of a manager is surrounded by numerous challenges. The most critical one is to establish himself as a team leader. People growing up from the ranks of individual contributors are generally superior in their technical areas but rarely posses the right mix of people skills. This book is written for anyone who relates to this situation: becoming a team leader from a role of a team player! With his -nsense approach, Mandar presents these success mantras to those who t only want to be a successful manager but also strive to be a great team leader! Mandar has created a deceptively simple masterpiece. Keep this book on your most accessible book-shelf and reference it often. - Coach Dave Buck, CEO, CoachVille In my 25 years of management experience, I wish, I had a book like this for the team leaders in my group. - Prakash Deshpande, Senior Director, Oracle Corp.