So you – an individual contributor – are wondering whether you’re ready to take on a managerial role. How can you make the transition as smooth as it can be? Sachin, Chief of Staff at Unacademy, believes that honing your communication skills is a great place to start. He encourages you to learn to leverage the skills and strengths of your team to achieve your goals and reminds you that as there’s a learning curve for every leader, you shouldn’t be too hard on yourself if you don’t always get it right.
Gain Actionable Insights Into:
- Focusing on the collective growth of your team rather than your individual progress
- Admitting your weaknesses to cultivate transparency within your team
- Two things Sachin wished he had known before he took his first managerial role