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Leadership in Action: Issues and Observations - Taking Charge - Your First 100 Days on the Job by David Campbell

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Issues & Observations

Taking Charge: Your First 100 Days on the Job

David Campbell

So you've been hired into a leadership position at a new organization or been promoted into a new job in a different division or section of your current organization. You have more power, more authority, more visibility, and more accountability—more to win and, presumably, more to lose.

It is Monday morning, and you arrive at your new office. What should you focus on first? Here are twenty-five suggestions on what to do during your first one hundred days in your new position. The suggestions are based on personal observations, interviews, seminar discussions, psychological test data, and anecdotes from leaders who have been in this situation.

1. Watch the cash ...

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