If your company culture is all about empowering employees, your managers need to know how to step back and just listen.

I love promoting people to first-time managers. They now have a different perspective on what their own managers deal with every day, and most of the time, they say something like, “Oh, I get it now. There are PEOPLE involved.”

In my opinion, first-time managers should not manage people; they should manage situations and promote ideas for their team. Gone wrong, they get an ego, the perceived power goes to their heads and they end up having a team that not only hates them but now hates working at your company. [read]


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