You’ve done it! You’ve scored that corner office and now you get to manage a team of people as a first-time manager. Now what?
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Being able to see what others do well is a real-life superhero power in the workplace that every leader should have. However, all superheroes are quirky in at least two ways.
Good leadership comes from conscious cultivation of the qualities it takes to effectively connect with and inspire others.
#1: Assumption of authority is a myth; real leadership is earned.
In belated honor of National Boss’s Day (which came earlier this month) here are some tips for first-time supervisors.
How do you add a second mirror to make your leadership blind spots visible? Unfortunately, there are no shortcuts. It takes hard work.
You can engage in specific leadership behaviors which will assist you in earning recognition from your colleagues as a thought leader in the office.
Your reputation will always precede you. Make sure it’s a good one by doing what you say you’ll do, consistently doing the right thing even when nobody is looking, and giving credit to others.
Deciding between two or more things is not going to be easy, and there will be a choice you’re leaning more towards. A decision matrix can lessen the anxiety or bias you have by forcing you to prioritize what’s most important to you.
To unlock your personal productivity and really get things done, you need a plan. Follow these five steps to make a weekly plan that makes your projects achievable and helps you be as productive as possible.