Work Stream

Download and “play” this PowerPoint (hit “play from the start” in the “slide show” tab at the top of PowerPoint) to help you fill in Worksheet #4 on navigating the fuzzy front end: Step4-FuzzyFrontEnd.ppt


Main Points

  • Personal set up (Steps you’re going to take to ensure someone else gets your office ready: office, desk, computer, log-ins, IDs, phones, etc. And steps you or others are going to take to get your family set up before you start – especially if you’re moving)
  • Jump-start learning (Write down what you’re going to do to jump-start your learning. Things like reading annual plans, analyst reports, competitive reports, market research, etc.
  • Announcement cascade (Write down how you’re going to manage the announcement cascade, making sure those emotionally impacted by the change hear first, one-on-one so they can emote, those directly impacted by the change hear next in small groups so they can ask questions and those indirectly impacted hear later)
  • Jump-start key relationships, identifying those you will
    o Meet live in advance
    o Phone in advance