Working together as one is key. Here’s the first step.
A few years ago I read an article that advocated for managers to create their own user manual to share with their new team or co-workers. It struck me as a great idea given how much time we spend trying to figure each other out when we work together for the first time. The manual would provide a more explicit description of your character, personal values, and how you like to work with other people. The idea would be for you to share it with when you start working with new team members to help shorten the learning curve of… This story continues at The Next Web
This post is a part of Made @ HubSpot, an internal thought leadership series through which we extract lessons from experiments conducted by our very own HubSpotters.
As someone who manages HubSpot’s learning technology, I’ve gone about buying software the wrong way at times. I’ve pushed ahead without the right technical partners, I’ve missed a contract auto-renewal deadline, and I’ve rolled out changes to my team without empathy for how it might affect their day-to-day.