Becoming a leader might be the dream of many a person, but it is not an easy thing to achieve. There are many skills and sacrifices that a leader has to inculcate and make at the same time. Especially if you are a new one at that. Surveys reveal that on an average, a person changing his job and taking up leadership at a new place, takes a minimum of six weeks to settle in, but being in business this could cost you a lot and you will fall far behind others.
The expert business coach and consultant, Emile Haddad Seattle knows very well how to accelerate that process of settling in on the new job as a leader or manager. He has an experience of more than 20 years in organizational training and consultancy of business, and so will be able to give you the best suggestions of how to own a successful business with the incorporation of correct leadership techniques.
First of all it is recommended that you get a complete overview of the new job and organization and assess it to your content. It is possible that you might be in for a job that requires a lot of your contribution as a leader, for it may be in a troublesome position. On the other hand, it could also be possible that you have entered an organization that is doing pretty well and does not need you to overwork yourself.
For all those organizations that are running well, there will be sufficient time for you to adjust to the place. There will, most probably be, no need for any alterations to be made in the programs but for those that need a turnaround, immediate decision making will be required, and that is where your leadership will be called for.
Very simply put, leadership takes place when a leader respects the past, is realistic about the present and optimistic about the future. A good leader will never talk about the negatives aspect that have been present in any organization that caused the downfall, instead, he will try to focus and implement the new plans of action, that can easily bring about the turnaround.
It is not necessary that you make big decisions and promises on day one itself. Take your time and make the implementations slow and sound. It is not possible to have a vision on the first day itself because all you have is your experience of the past. It is not mandatory that the same situations will happen in the new place as well. So, do not hurry to impress anyone.
Emile Haddad Seattle resident and popular business coach believes that change in leadership can be cumbersome for both the existing team of workers and the new boss, but honing your managerial or leadership skills, in a way that is advantageous to both, makes the transition and stay in an organization a much easier and welcome one.