Well, you finally made it into management! Time for the constant stream of emails, the bickering between employees, impossible deadlines, and the political games. How will you navigate through it all without losing your sanity and passion for your job? If you’re preparing to start a new management position, or you need tips on how to survive as a first time manager, here are key strategies that will ensure your success.
I’ve been in management-level roles for about 5 years now. I’m used to being the youngest person on the management team, the new girl, and the only woman in the office. While management presents its own level of challenges, add being young, Black, and a woman, and I had a whole new level of obstacles. I struggled to find my place in the office and build my credibility until I learned how to be strategic and confident.[Read more…] about 5 Tips to Succeed as a First Time Manager