It’d be nice if securing the promotion was the tough part, huh? That all of that hard work was rewarded with a, “Congrats! You got the role, and here’s the instruction manual on exactly how to excel in it!”
But as you probably already figured out by now, it tends to feel more like you’ve been thrown in the deep end without any swimming lessons (or floaties) and no lifeguard in sight.
And while Googling and guesswork might be enough to *just* keep your head above water, to earn the respect of your team and truly bring out the best in them, you first need to show up as the kind of leader you’d want to follow.