Transition From Peer To Manager

So becoming a manager is certainly exciting right? But it is not without its many challenges! As if it’s not hard enough to make this transition, you will most likely have to worry about the sticky little problem of becoming a manager to your peers! I mean how in the world are you supposed to start directing the activity of those that you use to do shots with? JUST KIDDING! I mean maybe for some of you that’s the case…..ahahaha.

I’m not going to lie to you, the transition from peer to manager is a tough one. There may be some unexpected reactions. Friction might begin to occur which is why the transition from peer to manager truly has to be handled with the utmost care.

In today’s episode of MakTV we will be considering how you can make this transition from peer to manager by considering the following points:

  1. The importance of having open and honest conversation
  2. How resisting the urge to make change is important to the change curve you are trying to manage
  3. Involving your former peers is a vital part of the transition

Let’s dive in!