Once there is clarity, one needs to enhance the bosses perception about being competent, reliable and trustworthy. Playing on one’s strengths while correcting the weak areas is a good initial strategy.
Have frequent check-ins to ensure there is no derailment, or to make any course correction.
Provide a plan of action that is tangible, measurable and showcases your progress in a visual, clear way.
Provide daily or weekly updates about your activities and try to appear bold and confident.