15 min

5 Biggest Mistakes People Leaders Make in a New Job Role and How to Avoid Them The People Leaders Podcast

    • Management

When you start a new job role as a people leader, it can be difficult to know where to start. Many of us go in wanting to prove our worth as soon as possible but end up underperforming in the long run. That’s just one of the biggest mistakes people make in a new job role.

There will always be challenges but it’s how you navigate them that’s important, so knowing what people tend to do wrong will help you succeed. In this post, we’re going to look at the five biggest mistakes people make in a new job role.

These also apply to those who are already part of an organisation but are moving to a different role within the company. So whether you’re starting a new role soon, are a few weeks in, or have been at your company for a while, be mindful of these common mistakes and use our advice and tips to improve.

Episode Highlights:
Mistake #1 - Making short-term goalsMistake #2 - Making assumptions about your teamMistake #3 - Relying too much on your managerMistake #4 - Not understanding your remit Mistake # 5 - Creating a plan without your team’s involvementBonus tip - Don’t forget about your own health and wellbeingUseful Links:
Explore our brand new Above-the-Line Leaders' Toolkit - https://peopleleaders.com.au/above-the-line-thinking/
Get in touch with us at info@peopleleaders.com.au
People Leaders Website - https://peopleleaders.com.au/
People Leaders on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/people-leaders-pty-ltd/
Connect with Jan Terkelsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/janterkelsen/
Connect with Michelle Terkelsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-terkelsen-creating-high-performing-teams-a992744/
Follow us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/people.leaders
Like us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PeopleLeaders/

When you start a new job role as a people leader, it can be difficult to know where to start. Many of us go in wanting to prove our worth as soon as possible but end up underperforming in the long run. That’s just one of the biggest mistakes people make in a new job role.

There will always be challenges but it’s how you navigate them that’s important, so knowing what people tend to do wrong will help you succeed. In this post, we’re going to look at the five biggest mistakes people make in a new job role.

These also apply to those who are already part of an organisation but are moving to a different role within the company. So whether you’re starting a new role soon, are a few weeks in, or have been at your company for a while, be mindful of these common mistakes and use our advice and tips to improve.

Episode Highlights:
Mistake #1 - Making short-term goalsMistake #2 - Making assumptions about your teamMistake #3 - Relying too much on your managerMistake #4 - Not understanding your remit Mistake # 5 - Creating a plan without your team’s involvementBonus tip - Don’t forget about your own health and wellbeingUseful Links:
Explore our brand new Above-the-Line Leaders' Toolkit - https://peopleleaders.com.au/above-the-line-thinking/
Get in touch with us at info@peopleleaders.com.au
People Leaders Website - https://peopleleaders.com.au/
People Leaders on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/people-leaders-pty-ltd/
Connect with Jan Terkelsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/janterkelsen/
Connect with Michelle Terkelsen on LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/michelle-terkelsen-creating-high-performing-teams-a992744/
Follow us on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/people.leaders
Like us on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/PeopleLeaders/

15 min