Managing In The Shadow of Your Predecessor

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Leading your new team

Taking over from a previous manager poses a big challenge, especially if your predecessor was popular. This video shows how to avoid the pitfalls facing you in this situation.

Summary of learning messages

  • Listen to your team
    Your team will help you if you listen to them

  • Lead assertively
    Be fair, consistent and communicate your expectations clearly

  • Learn from the past
    Be open to exploring how things were done before

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