Adding or taking away members of a strong team can feel awkward at first. It doesn't have to. These changes provide you, as the leader, an opportunity to flex and show your team how to be adaptable. In this video, learn how to leverage these times of change to increase the enthusiasm and alignment of your new group.
(upbeat rhythmic music) … - It might feel like adding a new teammate … or bidding farewell to a departing teammate … isn't that big of a deal. … But in my experience, these two moments are so important. … Adding a teammate, you want this person … to be off to a great start. … And taking away a teammate, you want to put … the kibosh on any rumors because they will start. … - Yeah, so let's talk about the fun one first, … which is usually adding a teammate. … Most of the time, it's exciting, … even if you've hired 'em to tackle a new challenge … or replace someone who's departed. … The vibe is generally pretty optimistic, … especially in a high-functioning team. … But that doesn't mean that it happens seamlessly. … There's still some leadership things … that you can do to make sure … that it's a really smooth transition. … - Absolutely and I think first is to address … the individuals that are going to be most impacted … privately, in a one-on-one. … Let these people know about the change, …
- Aligning your team and setting goals
- Holding high-impact one-on-ones
- Delivering feedback
- Navigating team conflict and change
- Recruiting talent
- Leading through disruption