As a leader in a new role you are in the spotlight. With your most recent move, you have taken on huge new responsibilities. The organization and nearly everyone in it is watching you to see how well the ‘promising talent’ is doing. Decision makers are anxious to prove that promoting you (and not the other guy) was the right choice. Not only that, but the company cannot afford to lose momentum whilst you are getting up to speed in your new job.

Your desire to create some ‘quick wins’ is understandable. You want to make your mark and repay their trust in you. You want to show them publically that you can do the job. Ultimately, you want your latest promotion to be a step up, not out.

But no matter how much pressure you feel to prove yourself, you may want to “tread lightly at first.

See also “How Your Desire for Quick Wins Can Sabotage Your New Executive Career”  and "Nine Traps that Can Sabotage Your New Executive Career"   

Would you like to make sure you hit the ground running and create the right impact in your new role? Then contact me now for an individual consultation with no obligations: gerrit@vivocoaching.com