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Top Rookie Manager Mistakes (That Make You Look Like a Jerk)

Top Rookie Manager Mistakes (That Make You Look Like a Jerk)

Congratulations! You just received your first big promotion. Woo hoo!! Chances are you’re about to make one of these rookie mistakes: Saying how troubled the business is that you’ve just taken over. That way, if your results are poor, it’s not your fault, because you inherited a dog. And if the results are good, you’ve been successful in the face of almost-impossible circumstances. People see through this.Talking badly about people who quit. Like talking badly about the business you’ve just taken over, this is another transparent means to manage your ego. But this only serves to make your team wonder what you might say about them one day. And while being gracious to departing colleagues might

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