Empower your people – the successful leader is the one who can delegate most effectively.
James Ryding, Director of International Talent Acquisition, NBC Universal
Realise that what truly motivates people is a sense of fairness. Show that you are not too prescriptive and that you will judge your people on results.
Stuart Woollard, Director, Management Learning Board, King’s College London
Give direct reports a special project to work on early on that is suited to their skillset. Allow them to develop confidence under you by playing to their strengths.
Pontus Noren, Founder and CEO, Cloudreach
By this point [one month in] you should have a keen understanding of what makes the business tick.
Kate Griffiths-Lambeth, ...