Here’s Why You Need a Plan
Day 0: Inevitable Truths You Need to Accept Upfront
As a manager, you no longer ride the rollercoaster. But you operate it. That should exhilarate you. If it doesn’t, maybe it’s not for you.
When you see a teammate struggling, are you one of the first people to go over and offer a hand? That’s a sign.
As with any new job, the most important task you should be doing at any given time will definitely be uncomfortable. It should be.
Days 1-30: Own Your Education
Days 31-60: Find Your Rhythm
Days 61-90: Assess yourself: Do you actually want this?
After 90 days, if you’re not able to answer what’s unique about each member of the team, you haven’t had the right conversations or asked the right questions.