In some of my past articles I’ve talked about First-time Managers and First-time Manager Syndrome experienced by Senior people thrust into a leadership role for the first time - or a role Senior to their current role in a new organization. I am seeing first-time manager syndrome more often these days. In my work I’m seeing that the biggest transition is sometimes the most senior person’s transition into their role.
I want to share something with you today about the 3 hats you wear as a new manager, seasoned veteran manager or small business owner - if you are responsible for people in an organization, any organization, your role has three parts:
Managing people for performance
Leading people and inspiring them to follow
Coaching people and helping them grow and develop