32 results for tag: onboarding


5 Steps to Succeeding in a New Job

You have all the skills and abilities to succeed in that new position, but now comes the hard part. The truth is that new executives have a 90-day grace period to prove they have the right stuff. Doing a great job is only part of this process. Managing the ...
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Following Up with the New Leader

New executives begin to participate in meetings with their boss soon after joining a new organization. Normally, these meetings occur along with other executives who report to the same boss, e.g., weekly staff meetings, etc. A benefit of the new leader ...
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The Kick-off Meeting and First Week

In my book, Before Onboarding: How to Integrate New Leaders for Quick and Sustained Results, the assumption is made that 1) specific job-related information gathered before the start date is vitally important, and 2) that it is essential for the new leader to ...
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The Blueprint for Success

The main goal of the first three months a new executive is on the job is to meet or exceed the organization's expectations. Yet, more often than not, it is left up to the new leader to determine what needs to be done, in what order, and by when. In the haste ...
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The New Leader Integration Process

A previous article introduced my new book on executive transitions, Before Onboarding:  How to Integrate New Leaders for Quick and Sustained Results. This book outlines a facilitator-led process that ensures new leaders arrive on their first day fully ...
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Before Onboarding: How to Integrate New Leaders for Quick and Sustained Results

In recent years, several books have been published that guide executives through a structured, self-directed new leader transition process. In them, the case is made that in most leader transitions, little to nothing will be done by the hiring organization to ...
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3 Things to Remember When Onboarding into a Smaller Organization

The same three things derail people onboarding into small companies as into large companies: poor fit, failure to deliver and an inability to deal with changes along the way. But the way to deal with those obstacles in smaller companies is different. You ...
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Onboarding Isn’t Orientation

I understand it's a common mistake for people to confuse orientation for onboarding. Is that something that you see frequently? George Bradt offered his thoughts on the topic: When we started our business in 2002, we could not use the word onboarding. Nobody ...
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