3 things you must do as a first-time manager to be a great leader

What I expected would come easily to me turned out to be incredibly challenging. I didn’t understand the complexities and nuances of the role, and it eroded my confidence daily. That’s when I sought the advice of my mentor—a great manager who helped me develop the right mindset, skillset, and toolset to be effective.

The best way to learn how to be a great manager is to learn from great managers, but if you don’t have this at your disposal, here’s a playbook to help you be successful.

"Your successes as an individual contributor are the result of doing things well. But there is a difference between doing things well and getting things done well."

Nikki Barua