Create A Path For Little Wins To Build Momentum

In the book, Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, by Chip and Dan Heath, several studies are sited which look at the likelihood of success when momentum is gained by some quick little wins.  We’ve found the same to be true on-boarding a new hire.

The importance of well-planned on-boarding process should not be underestimated.  Plan a few small easy projects for your new direct report so they build up their confidence with a few easy wins, and the rest of the organization sees the new person as an achiever with a focus on results.

By the time you delegate a larger, more significant project, your direct report should feel the momentum of success that should carry through to the milestones laid out for this bigger assignment.

Empower the success of your direct reports by building on little wins that lead to greater ones.

 

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