As an executive onboarding into a new leadership role rounding the corner from your first to second 100-days, you’ll want to evolve your leadership. Building on my earlier article on The Eight Essential Steps of Executive Onboarding after getting a head start, managing your message, setting direction and building your team, in your second 100-days you need to turn your attention across, down and out to sustain momentum and deliver results.
Think about this in terms of a management cadence to keep your strategic, operating and organizational processes moving forward; and, at the same time, working hard to inspire and enable others across, down and out. Across is about linking and integrating. Down is about digging in to learn about others and what’s going on. Out means being at the forefront of outside-in leadership to stay abreast of and ahead of trends.