When a new leader is appointed, there is a flurry of activity.
Meetings are set up; introductions are to be made; customers’ and employees’ confidence is on the line and the brand’s reputation rests on the first impressions of the new captain at the helm.
Leaders don’t have the luxury of excusing themselves for being new in the role as they ramp up to learn their new business. Instead, they are expected to know the lay of the land and have a vision for success.
To make this transition seamless, a thoughtful, information-rich, 360-degree onboarding plan needs to be developed, applied and executed based on the executive’s vision.