Embrace challenge. The ability to manage change has been a common theme in my career as I have been faced with different challenges and cultures. This has helped me to grow as an individual and as a leader.
Expect nothing more of your team than their very best. It is your job as a leader to coach and build the team to enhance and stretch the definition of what doing your best means.
Development is vital for long term existence of any company or organization. Yet, whilst consuming substantial resources, it may be difficult to forecast the results. However, what we do know is that managed successfully it will bring growth and prosperity, managed poorly or not at all, it will have large negative consequences for the company.