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Chances are you’re being hired to fill a void and address current challenges that have been highlighted to you.
Do not make the mistake of coming to the table with a pre-determined plan...
Before you can formulate the correct course of action, you’ll need to learn all aspects of the business quickly.
Sit in on as many calls and meetings as you can, and don’t be shy abo...
Give yourself time to notice patterns, and ensure that the changes you make address real problems and not one-off happenings.
Making too many changes too quickly, especially when...
Your relationship with the displaced leader, if they are going to continue on the team, is critical to your transition as the new leader.
It is important you give them the respect they ...
If you’re too focused on uncovering room for improvement, you may not see what’s working for the team and the strengths of the talent you have.
Learn about their hopes and aspirations f...
Once you are ready to bring about informed changes, do not be too worried about being perceived as the bad guy.
It is important that you share your motivations for the changes and the positiv...
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Practice saying and recalling things that you are grateful for. It changes your mindset positively, leading to better productivity.
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Dr. Bruce Tuckman, a psychology professor, synthesized team development into four basic stages: Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing.
This stage of teamwork is all about first meetings and first impressions.
What everyone needs most is a clear understanding of their part in the journey and a setup for building emotional connections. Setting goals together puts their skills and interests into the open.
Most teams go through the storming stage in some form or another because discord is inevitable. The key value to emphasize in the team is positive intent.
A little conflict is needed to bring upfront weak spots in projects and to bring new valid arguments to the table. But constant storming leads to the destruction of productivity, projects, and ultimately, the team itself.
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While you may be thrilled to take this next step in your career, transitioning into a new position is likely to come with a few obstacles.
It's important to keep your chin up and endure t...
Returning to work might initially be a challenge in terms of finding your footing with your new tasks.
Actively attempting to build and manage a routine will allow you to increase your efficiency and effectiveness, as well as create a sense of normality.
Fitting in at a new job often means observing the overall culture of the company and adapting.
Openly embrace the culture of your new company by making the office norms your new habits.
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