Leading a New Team
Employee Leadership Phase 1
You’ve just accepted the leadership of a new team. Make the right start with a Readiness Workshop!
The first 100 days are usually decisive for the success of a new manager and leader. If you make serious mistakes during this time you are unlikely ever to be accepted. However, completing this period successfully is not about hyperactivity: It’s far more about keeping a level head. The goal is to win the trust and confidence of your employees, colleagues and supervisor, to gain a good overview of your company area and own tasks, to build your competencies and to define the first measures you will implement.
If you have just taken over a new team, a Readiness Workshop at the start can help you lay the foundations of a sound, trusting collaboration. Compare your objectives and your understanding of the leader’s role with the wishes and expectations of your team. Establish agreement on how communication should function in day-to-day business and on how you intend to manage possible conflict between team members.
It can also be helpful to have a coach accompany you in those critical first 100 days.