Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Death by Promotion (to Manager)

Most companies out there fail to recognize that becoming a manager isn’t a promotion but a career change. This is clearly represented in the new manager death spiral model

the manager is truly trying to do their best, but the lack of training and the old skills will set them up for these stumbling blocks.

It’s always a pleasure to read a post from Davide, who looks at things from uncommon viewpoints and make you double think each topic, making you to reconsider your opinion or deepening the subject!

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One Reply to “Death by Promotion (to Manager)”

  1. Several years ago during a yearly one-on-one planning session with my manager, I remember telling him that my career goal was “never to become him”. I got into technology because I enjoyed the work. And what he did was no longer a part of that.

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