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6 STEPS FOR SUCCESS IN A NEW LEADERSHIP POSITION

Let us discuss few very practical & powerful ways in which you can gain your ground faster & strong in a new leadership position. Remember these tips are for the first few weeks or months in your new work place, not for ever. This is just for starters. You can mend your ways as you get sure footed. So let’s quickly get down the rabbit hole –   

Appear Being Capable & Amicable Quickly

Your actions are narrowly observed. If you’re seen to be a gifted individual who is above all a people person, you are able to gain more men on your side, plus bind them tighter than earlier. When present is good Human beings quickly forget the past. Envy creates silent enemies. It is smart to occasionally display your vulnerabilities in order to deflect envy and appear more human and approachable.         

Never appear too perfect

Envy creates silent enemies. It is smart to occasionally display your vulnerabilities in order to deflect envy and appear more human and approachable.     

Keep your hands clean

If there is something unpleasant or unpopular that needs to be done, it is far too risky for you to do the work yourself. For example, you might be compelled to fire someone, change someone’s job role, cancel someone’s leave or reject a proposal made by them. Don’t do it yourself. You need to have someone who can do the dirty and dangerous work for you.

Know whom you are dealing with, don’t offend the wrong person

There are many different kinds of people in the world, and you can never assume that everyone will react to your strategies in the same way. Neither you can worry about every one’s individual reactions. However, you should be careful to not ruffle the wrong feathers. Be particularly cautious of the people who are very sensitive in their own pride and ego, they often take jokes and subtle comments personally perceiving it to be an attack on their character. With them always say less than necessary.

Avoid your unconventional ways

You’re free to think the way you wish.But do what others want. Don’t be in a hurry to implement your unique, unorthodox ideas. If you are in a rush people think that you are an attention hungry person and you look down upon them and their ways. Don’t criticize even if you feel that their methods are old and ineffective. Share your innovative ideas only with people (either above or below you in the hierarchy) who can appreciate your exceptional thought process.

Don’t bring reforms too fast

Always be a proponent of the need for Change but never bring too much change at one go. People become uncomfortable with too much novelty. If you ask people to suddenly break out of their old habits like bringing in discipline in office timings or more leave rejections or anything which is not their culture yet, it can lead to friction and hatred for you. When change is slow and seems like a moderate improvement from the past, people accept it more easily and at times unconsciously.