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How First-time Managers Can Earn The Trust of Their Team

New managers should consider the type of leader they want to be

A promotion into a managerial role is cause for celebration, but it’s also time to stop and think about what kind of leader you want to be.

“You are going to be watched and observed more closely than you ever have before,” said Bob Pacanovsky, owner of the Black Tie Experience, who works with companies on developing leadership and customer service. “The people on your team are going to look at you differently and see what you’re like: are you going to walk the walk and talk the talk?”

Whether you’ve been promoted or recently hired, if you’ve never led a team before, the transition can be nerve-wracking. Pacanovsky urged new leaders to meet with their people one-on-one in the beginning to establish a positive relationship.

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