Striking the right balance between leading and learning when starting a new position doesn’t happen automatically; it takes vision and a well-thought-out plan.
It’s similar to politics — a new politician won’t win votes without both listening and sharing a vision. Onboarding effectively takes focus and a conscious effort to connect with key stakeholders and build trust, just like a political campaign.
Having worked for a cabinet minister and leading a mayoral campaign, I believe a new leader’s first 90 days should mirror a political campaign in order to set them up for success and define the actions and proof points to earn credibility and establish their unique brand of leadership.
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