You’ve heard of SMART goals and the GROW model – this post introduces a new way of looking at goal management for new managers – the GRASP model.
As a new manager you are walking into a game with rules, processes and established methods of communication. If you fail to take the time to get to know those rules in advance, you will have a long uphill battle to regain the trust and respect of your fellow managers. During your first few weeks, make sure to take the time to meet with other managers, particularly those with whom you will be working closely.
We all know about helicopter parents – those nuts who start off doing their kids homework and end up filling out their job applications – but what about helicopter managers? I don’t mean micro managers who follow their team members around breathing down their necks. I mean the supervisors who fail to realize that it’s […]