The art of managing the first 90 days in a new job5 min read 24 Feb 2019, 11:24 PM IST
Shift perspective or reconnaissance, but don’t waste your first few months in a new role
While it’s critical to understand your team, it‘s just as important for your team to understand your perspective
Success or failure during the first few months is a strong predictor of the overall success or failure in the job, says Michael Watkins, author of the bestseller The First 90 Days. The first few months in a new role or organization are critical as stakeholders scrutinize and evaluate, try to figure you out in terms of your personality, approach, leadership style and the value that you bring to the table. People are quick to gather impressions, form opinions and make judgements, which may be hard to change or dispel later. Hence, it is important to plan, strategize and tread with great care in order to get off to a flying start. But how do you make a successful transition?
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