Yesterday you were a top performer in your department, today, you manage that department.
Was the company-provided training adequate to get you up to speed? Or, are you hanging on for dear life?
Over the past 15 years I have worked for several organizations and know what it’s like going from star performer to rookie manager, and it isn’t easy! To survive in your new role you need support, and lots of it. If you’re one of the lucky few who has inherited a high functioning team with healthy morale, you are in the minority. This blog is for those who find themselves in new management positions with little support from above or below and are unclear on how to best approach their new role.
Are you ready to start writing annual performance reviews for your employees? Are you comfortable delivering praise and correcting behavior? Do you know what your manager’s idea of success is?
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