How to exceed expectations in your first managerial role




After years of hard work, you’ve landed your first position as a manager. It’s now time to prove yourself in your new role, but that may be a challenging task if you haven’t been trained to manage

If you’re feeling unprepared for your new duties, you’re not alone. According to Development Dimensions International, Inc., roughly 60% of new managers say they learned how to do their jobs through trial and error. Many described their leadership transitions as challenging, stressful or overwhelming.

Remember that someone — or a group of people — believed in your skills and potential to succeed as a manager enough to promote you. So think of this opportunity as your chance to prove those people correct. To exceed expectations, focus on mastering these three areas. Read more…

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