4 Common Mistakes New Managers Can Easily Avoid

Without having a well developed managerial skill set one may be asking for problems. Not having the right skill set or accepting a managerial role in an organization for the wrong reasons can lead to further developmental problems. When not focusing on team morale a manager can exert undue pressure on workers to perform job tasks. A productive manager will find that while in this role in an organization there is an ever flowing need for evolution in the role and a continued learning experience from successes and failures.

Key Takeaways:

  • Being a new manager comes with difficulties and staying ahead of the learning curve is important.
  • A common mistake that a new manager will make is thinking that their individual effort has to be the most. Or it is because he or she accepted the promotion for the wrong reasons.
  • New managers sometimes put too much pressure on their direct reports, and in turn the don’t consider morale enough.

“If developing a team and genuinely caring about their performance doesn’t sound appealing, you may want to focus on strengthening your skills as an individual contributor.”

Read more: https://www.inc.com/allen-lau/4-common-mistakes-new-managers-can-avoid.html

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