As a junior leader, you may have to pass through a rush with different tasks, works, and assignments each day. You may have to undertake numerous responsibilities with less time at hand. In those circumstances, your careful planning of each job and monitoring their progress can help you achieve confidence and more productivity. If you very vividly instruct your team about some work but forget to get timely feedback or not watch, the result may not be as expected. Your team may not be as wise as you and oversight some of your essential viewpoints. As such, it is necessary to make a habit of monitoring the progress of all ongoing activities under your responsibility. This habit will provide you with additional confidence in work and free you from stress.
Your senior leadership will feel more confident about you and your work if you timely inform the progress, especially when they have not expected it. Try to find a suitable way to keep updating your senior leadership. An electronic means with image, text, or a piece of video may be more appropriate to keep them abreast.
Encourage and instruct your key appointment holders and all concerned to send regular reports on their progress in work. During monitoring, try to recognize the hard work of your men and encourage them. Correct them gently if something is vital. The virtual platform has opened up a much easier way to monitor and control working space in this information age. You may also install some electronic devices to get live updates as and when necessary. Remain careful so that your monitoring technique does not cause panic at the workplace; instead, assist all to accomplish their tasks appropriately.
Changing the plan in the morning, modifying it in the afternoon, and altering it again in the evening may produce more quality in your work. Nevertheless, that may severely cost the confidence of your men upon you. Comprehending your leadership environment and finding loops/holes are essential to improve leadership impact. As such, the opinions of your men about your role will help you understand the practical aspects of upcoming internal and external issues. It is also helpful to safeguard your organizational interests and help to maintain the working environment smoothly.
There are trends and temptation to modify plans during feedback and monitoring at the leadership point. Try to avoid such changes in decisions because those can severely cost the confidence of your men. Monitor the ongoing work, adopt a perfect means of feedback, and hold the self-confidence of your men.