It’s important to hit the ground running when you start a new job. Especially if it is one that carries a lot of responsibility. When you’re new, people are often trying to work out who you are and how you’ll fit into the system, and the best way to put people at ease is to work diligently to get up to speed as quick as possible.
And most of us have seen what happens to someone who comes into a job in a casual laid back manner and just kinda kicks their feet up. It doesn’t go well.
Consequently, for most of us, when we take on a new job it comes with a lot of pressure in those first few weeks to make an impression.
And that’s just a normal job.
You can imagine the sort of social pressure a monarch would be under in the Anglo Saxon system.Click here to be able to read the full rough transcript.