Ep. 130 – What does dating someone and onboarding a new team member have in common?
Both are about discovering the other’s preferences and values and communicating your own.
In this week’s episode of The Manager Track podcast, I will share why you should be creating a User Guide (aka READMEs) for the people you work with.
Within the employee-manager relationship, there are only a few things more vital than building trust and understanding of how the other operates. But you don’t need to take the slow train and learn as you go… you can accelerate this process by making explicit what is usually implicit.
User Guides, or READMEs are guides of how you prefer to work, communicate, make your decisions… and the things you do (and don’t) value. I will share where you can find examples of such guides that can inspire your own, and how you can approach your team members so they can create one for themselves as well.
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