Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Looking back to move forward, part of New Manager Foundations (2013).
Typically, new leaders have lots of energy, creativity, and a vision for their new team.…However, the degree to which your employees buy in to your vision for moving…forward has a lot to do with the respect they feel you have for all that came before you.…Thus, in many ways, your ability to move them forward has a lot to do with your…ability to look back at where they've been.…Understand that their current team culture is the result of an evolution over time.…Knowing this is important for any new leader, but especially for a new leader…who is not a former member of the group.…
Before announcing new performance standards, new projects, new long-term…goals, do yourself a favor and complete the legwork required to understand…the team's history;…how they got where they currently are.…You want to be able to adequately describe for yourself, the team's current…culture, be able to understand and appreciate major key employees and leaders…from the past, and strive to learn about any key incidents that have occurred…
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- Clarifying performance expectations
- Feeding your learning curve
- Building rapport with your team
- Explaining your decision-making style
- Increasing your authenticity
- Communicating proactively
- Knowing when to have a meeting and who should attend
- Coping successfully with your transition<br><br>
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