When you start leading a team, it is important to understand the skillset you have on your team and the skill set needed in the team to achieve the goals. In this video, learn how to identify the skills you need on your team.
- As a first time manager or when you take over a new team … it is important that you make an effort … to understand your team. … What projects are they working on? … What motivates them? … And where do they need help? … Know that just as you are anxious as a new manager, … your team is anxious too. … They are wondering how having a new manager … is going to impact the direction of their projects, … the working style, the career and professional goals, … and overall morale of the team. … There are a few things that you can do … to better understand your team. … First, conduct one-on-one meetings with your team members. … Use this time to get to know them. … Don't make this a status meeting. … This meeting is to understand … what the team member is working on, … what motivates them, and to understand their skillset. … This meeting is also about putting them at ease. … A management change can be hard for a team, … so it's important that you acknowledge the change … and be empathetic to their concerns. …
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