11 Rules and 2 Laws for a First-Time Supervisor

May 17, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

How are you going to behave in the new role? The raise is nice, you feel the same, co-workers congratulated you, maybe there were a few speeches and a cake and coffee. Now they are all waiting. You feel a bit anxious. So, what does being a Supervisor or Manager really entail? What just changed? (read on...)



What You Should Know When You Are First Promoted!

May 31, 2010 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Congratulations, you just received your first management promotion. Depending on your organization, you will be provided with the basic training necessary for you to achieve reasonable success in your new position within an allotted time period. That’s right, there is a specific date in the (read on...)

First Time Managers Tips – Gaining a Management Perspective – Part 2

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

“Gaining a Management Perspective, Part 1” addressed the need for the new manager to take a high-level view; a perspective about what your company does from the vantage point of a hilltop instead of from the forest floor.┬áThis article addresses another key element to understanding (read on...)

So You Think You Want to Be a Manager

June 28, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

Here you are, thrilled to have your first management or leadership role in the organization. But a few weeks into it, you look around and wonder, “What was I thinking?” The good news is you’re not alone. The first year or two of management can be among the hardest transitions (read on...)

First Time Managers Tips – Gaining a Management Perspective – Part 1

March 5, 2009 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Management 

As a new manager, there are numerous adjustments you’ll need to make, least of which is your business perspective. On top of getting results through others rather than performing certain tasks yourself, you need to gather a new view of the business landscape in which you now stand. Think (read on...)