New Leaders: To Make Your Mark, Do Nothing - In the video below, my Kotter International colleague Bill Taylor and I discuss what it really takes for new leaders to have a positive impact on their organizations.
"...it’s a tendency to immediately show the troops and show the board and show Wall Street that you have taken over and you are in charge and you are decisive. And often that “making the mark” can backfire on them, because there are obviously a lot of good things already in place, even though this change at the top has happened. But it certainly is a double-edged sword."
Via David Hain