015: New Managers Beware: 7 Deadly Sins You're Probably Committing!

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015: New Managers Beware: 7 Deadly Sins You're Probably Committing!

Today, I'll be unpacking the 7 Deadly Sins that new managers often fall into. Here's a sneak peek:

  1. Being a Buddy, Not a Boss - It's about striking the right balance.
  2. Overpromising and Underdelivering - Your word is your bond.
  3. Ignoring Feedback - It's a two-way street.
  4. One-Size-Fits-All Approach - Embrace individuality.
  5. Neglecting Professional Development - Keep growing.
  6. Ignoring Team Building - It's more than trust falls.
  7. No Personal Boundaries - You're human, not a machine.

I'll dive deep into each sin, offering practical advice on how to sidestep these common mistakes and truly shine in your role.

Remember, this isn't about pointing fingers. It's about learning, growing, and becoming the best leader you can be.


To the ambitious up-and-coming manager, the big question is this: What does it take to be a great manager?

Well, great managers know how to motivate and build a great team.

Great managers know how to win trust and respect, make an impact and achieve their goals.

And great managers get promoted, again and again.

And they make more money because of it.

So how do managers like you, who are bootstrapping your own careers, join their club?

That is the question, and this podcast will give you the answers.

My name’s Michael Barrell and welcome to Making a Manager.

*** Links mentioned in episode***

>> Free Webclass: 3 Steps to Get Next in Line for Promotion ...without an Expensive Degree or Years of Management Experience: https://www.makingamanager.com

>> YouTube Channel (Making A Manager with Michael Barrell): https://www.youtube.com/@makingamanager 

>> Connect with me on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michaeljbarrell


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