You can paint a clear picture of the expectations for new leaders by setting goals within key facets of management and leadership (transactional, technical, behavioral, etc.).
- Our world moves at a dizzying pace,…and we expect products to adjust to our needs.…That might explain why researchers are currently developing…new smart glasses with liquid lenses.…They'll automatically adjust their focus…based on whether we're reading, working, or driving.…We can skip the bifocals and still have perfect vision.…Instant adjustment is a big advantage.…Yes, it may take a bit longer…to help individual contributors adjust…to becoming new leaders,…but if you guide them carefully through the process…with clear vision, it can happen at a much faster pace.…
In the early days of your new leader's tenure,…schedule one-on-one meetings…to discuss detailed transition strategies.…You'll want to set the expectations…and describe your standards for success.…Now, I'm going to share with you five topics you can use…as part of your strategy discussions with your new leaders.…Tactics to speed up their adjustment process.…Won't be instant like the smart glasses,…but you can intentionally accelerate the pace.…First, set the expectations for performance.…
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- Knowing who you are managing
- Common challenges for new managers
- Setting the expectations
- Establishing communication guidelines
- Providing the appropriate support
- Giving feedback
- Modeling behavior