Learn how to define success for your new role. You first need to create clarity about what is expected of you. Then it's time to help the team understand your expectations of them.
- How do you know what's expected of you?…It's all about building rapport…with your boss and your team.…First, as a new leader, you need…to clarify your boss's expectations.…Make absolutely sure you're both on the same page…in terms of his or her expectations for you and your team.…What are the metrics and outcomes that define success?…Which tasks or processes do they care…about the most and why?…You wanna understand their view of the work…that takes place on your team.…
Talk through it, and be very clear.…Okay, now you're ready to meet your team…to discuss goals and group norms.…Starting with goals, it's time, just like you did…with your boss, to talk about what success looks like.…What are the team's major goals,…and exactly how will we know we've achieved them?…When you're the new boss, one great rule…of thumb is to not start with a radically new set of goals…unless you're following a mandate.…Typically, you don't wanna cause massive anxiety…on day one unless you absolutely must.…
Also, as a general rule,…remember that goal setting is best viewed…
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- Establish identity as a manager.
- Identify best practices for clarifying performance expectations.
- List effective communication tips.
- Articulate the main elements of effective feedback.
- Define rapport.
- Distinguish types of decision-making styles.
- Signal fairness and integrity.
- Articulate how to best assert authority.