I was asked by a former colleague who was recently promoted to a manager for tips on being an effective leader. This was a great question and let me self reflect on my styles, beliefs and motivation within my own career.
I have been managing and leading people for over seven years now and have learned some valuable traits as a manager to develop skills, promote culture, teamwork, velocity and keep the team challenged.
Here are some tips I have formulated that I have found effective:
Tip #1 – Mentoring
A good mentor-mentee relationship provides employees someone who will share their professional knowledge and expertise. [Read more…]