Ready to take the leap into management?
Well, the first thing you should do before having the conversation with your boss is figure out whether you’re actually qualified to lead. And no, I’m not denying that you’re doing a great job now.
It’s just that there’s a big difference between doing well at your current role and being a good boss. And you won’t be surprised to learn that great management really starts with soft skills—a.k.a., the skills you may not work on as much in your everyday job. You need to know how to work with diverse opinions, inspire others to be productive, and handle difficult situations that pop up out of nowhere.
But like anything, soft skills can be learned. You just need to know the right courses to take.
What does SMART stand for? And how can it help you lead a successful team (and prove to