Most new bosses will have made enquiries about key people in their new team. But this is still to some extent a chance to make a fresh start. As you get to know your new boss, take the opportunity to make a new and positive impression. Show how good you are and, when the new boss is settled in, make sure they know how interested you are in your own career.
Troublesome emotions like anxiety, depression, guilt, shame, anger, hurt, jealousy and envy can occur at different times in our lives. They can be associated with lots of different kinds of events. But sometimes they occur when most people would think there should be nothing to worry about. And they can be very difficult to deal with.
You need to be as specific and detailed as you can in the way you define the change. Starting with a clear and detailed description has a huge impact on how successful the change might be. If you don’t really know what you want, you can still find yourself very disappointed.
Facing reality, admitting there is a problem and taking responsibility for action will setup the conditions needed to make progress. They contribute to that first step to the personal change needed for career success, now, and in the future.
Everyone who got where he is has had to begin where he was. – Robert Louis Stevenson
With positive, but realistic, self-belief and realistic plans, you really can become the person you want to be.
Do you find yourself giving out lots of your energy in support of others. But some people seem to take just a little too much – more than you can afford to give if you are going to stay fit for the task ahead. What can you do?
To make any change stick, it has to become part of the core of your organization! Your corporate culture often determines what gets done, so the values behind your vision must be shown in day-to-day work.
Kotter argues that many change projects fail because victory is declared too early. Real change runs deep and takes time. Quick wins are only the beginning of what needs to be done to achieve long-term change – make sure you take enough time!
Team behavior theory ( Tuckman) and leadership theories (Hershey and Blanchard, Adair) can be brought together to into a simple model to show how different Leadership styles are required across the life cycle of an activity.