So you’ve been promoted into a management position – what next? In this exclusive article for Grapevine Leaders, internationally certified leadership coach and consultant, Zana Goic Petricevic, looks at the pitfalls waiting to trip up new managers – and how to avoid them….
Stepping into a new manager position is often challenging as it requires a complete change of mindset to succeed. Leadership promotions normally come to someone who has been a fantastic executor, someone who is brilliant at getting work done. In a leadership role, what's expected of them has completely changed, but often their mindset is still thinking like a successful executor. This can often lead to mistakes being made – as many new managers have done before! Here are some of the key mistakes to look out for, and how to grow from them to become a bold leader.