Continuing a stream-of-consciousness series about the “new boss” coming on board, I would be remiss if I failed to mention the importance of the team you inherit. No matter the “suitcase” filled with the inherent skills you bring to the job, a great deal of your success depends on the people now carrying out your charter.
This is where you revisit any of your “non-negotiables” as you evaluate your new (and most likely inherited) team. I’m here to tell you that first and foremost on that list should be trust. The difference between having a team that works for