You've just been promoted - Congratulations! It is an awesome feeling to know that all your hard work is paying off! You have been acknowledged that you have what it takes to climb the corporate ladder. Guess what? Now it starts all over - planning, learning, performing, navigating, strategizing and delivering results, just at a higher level.
You have to learn quickly what is expected, what to start, stop, and change. There are no rules to gauge the things you should know, need to know, and have to know. What you can do, however, is learn what to look for, diagnose the problem, and implement the solution - as soon as possible. Here are some common mistakes newly promoted managers make:
A good friend of mine has a consulting practice in leadership development and executive coaching. At lunch the other day we were discussing various aspects of hiring and developing leaders. As you might imagine, we have some overlapping, but different, ideas about what can and cannot be assessed in leaders today.
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