In any company, leadership transition can bring a lot of upheaval. Whether you're stepping into a new role as CEO of the company, or taking a leadership position in a small team, the challenges are daunting. Different teams operate with different and sometimes unwritten rules of engagement. Some cultures have strong informal leaders that may not appear on paper, but are respected decision makers when it comes to accepting or rejecting a change. Navigating and making visible these hidden obstacles is a key to creating lasting change. If you're a first-time manager, how do you begin the process of transitioning into that new role? If you're an experienced executive, how do you make sure you don't mess up a good thing, while also making it your own?