I have to keep reminding myself that people don't know me or my expectations in my new position. I caught myself getting mad over things that seemed like the ultimate in common sense. They apparently weren't. I don't know people well enough yet to try to set those expectations and I don't want to alienate anyone right out of the gates. I am in learn and observe mode and it's driving me batty! I can't wait until I know the department and the folks working there know me better so that I can convey to them just how much there is to improve upon that I see already. This is the hardest part of assuming new responsibilities with a new team: Anger management!
As I continue my life with PTSD, I will share my challenges and discoveries on this blog.