143: How to Add a New Team Member, with Lindsay Sterchi


How do you successfully add a new member to your team? Or if YOU are the new team member, how do you start out well in your new position?

In this episode, we’re joined by the newest member of the REALIFE Process team, our Director of Marketing Lindsay Sterchi. Teresa and Lindsay share the story of how she joined the team, what worked well, and the struggles that come with being new.

Listen in as Teresa and Lindsay discuss:

  • How to find work as an independent contractor when you’re just starting out
  • The importance of knowing what you want and need in your work for your current season of life
  • Discerning when and how to add to your team
  • How to lead a new person well and help them acclimate to your team culture
  • What a new team member should focus on first, before diving into task mode

Whether you are leading a team or joining an existing one, this episode will give you practical ideas of how to build and grow a healthy team.

How to connect with Lindsay:

Lindsay Sterchi is a writer, podcaster, and speaker, and serves as the Director of Marketing at the REALIFE Process. In each weekly episode of her podcast, Simple Spiritual Practices, she teaches one short, tangible practice that will give you fresh ideas on how to connect with God in a way that leads to lasting life change. She lives in Effingham, IL with her husband Tyler and twin first-grade daughters, Addy and Lissy.

REALIFE Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

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Book: Traction: Get a Grip on Your Business by Gino Wickman

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About Teresa McCloy:

Teresa McCloy is the creator of the REALIFE Process®, an ACC Executive Coach, and an IEA Accredited Enneagram Professional who helps entrepreneurs, business owners, and leaders discover and live out their best REALIFE! She has worked with clients from all over the world to help them bring clarity to their REALIFE and joy to their REALWORK!

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