Whether it is your first time being a manager or taking over a new team, it is hard to establish your authority among employees you’ve never worked with before or don’t know very well and gain their trust.
Build a relationship with them, get to know them. What are their interests? What are their needs as employees? Learn how they operate and don’t feel discouraged by tiny mistakes.
“It is absolutely key that your new team becomes part of the decision-making process — involve them in each step you take while accommodating within the new team. That will make them feel respected and taken into account.”
– Jose Giammattei, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer
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