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How to Become a Leader When You've Never Managed

Here are some valuable tips to boost your development

I’ve written before about managing at different levels: the skills you need to hone, what changes, what you start doing and what you stop doing. But recently I was asked: What happens if you skip the introductory level of being a line manager?

Of course, “manager” and “director” titles mean different things at different companies. In this newsletter, I compare what you learn in a small-to-medium-sized team to what happens when you’re a more senior manager (managing managers and multiple teams, or being responsible for a large swath of an organization)—and what you miss out on if you skip right to that senior level.

I’ve coached only a handful of folks through a job change like this, so it’s important to note that my perspective is based on a small sample size.

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