First time being the boss?

Posted on May 16, 2008. Filed under: management, startup | Tags: , |

It is harder than you think to go from being one of the team to the coach.  Some people are inherently good at it and some need some help.  (I wasn’t naturally good at it and could have used some help!)

Ron @ The Wisdom Journal has put together a few things that he learned as a new manager that could save you some stress.

That first big promotion. What a rush! I held the keys, I made decisions, I made the schedule, I was in charge. Nothing beats the smug satisfaction of a career that’s on track. Add to that the bigger paycheck and the confidence that came from being called “boss,” and I felt like I was on top of the world. After all, I was in charge, right?

Read the rest of the article here.

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