Setting Expectations Starts With You: The First Thing to Let Go of To Be A Great Manager
Remember life before you were a manager?
How many times did you leave the office thinking, “If they only did things my way, we wouldn’t have half the problems we do”? Or “when I’m in charge, things are going to be different.”
Do you feel the same way now that you are a manager or have a larger scope of responsibility?
I would bet that you don’t. And if you do, you...
If you’re lucky, you’ve got a great boss who challenges you, encourages you, and helps you work to your potential. Less fortunate employees will find themselves stuck with a leader who is an inflexible micro-manager. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the treacherous waters of a less than ideal workplace and what to do after you leave it.
Managing Your Bad Boss
“The better versed you are in ‘emotional intelligence’ and how to get along with others,...
Many young professionals that I talk to and coach are both excited and a little bit nervous about transitioning from employee to manager. After a promotion, you may find yourself managing former co-workers and dealing with entirely new office politics. When you wade into these uncharted waters, you’ll need emotional intelligence, perseverance, and a mentor or colleague who can act as a sounding board.
First: Get the Job
“Don't sit at your desk and wait for someone to hand...