Posted on January 10, 2018
In the first part of my series on understanding the difference between management and contribution, I focus on the challenges of evaluating success.
When I talk to newly-promoted managers and team leads, I'll often hear them say something like "gosh, today was busy and I didn't even get anything done." They didn't spend the entire day browsing social media or playing internet games. Instead they spent their entire day in meetings and working with other team members. In other words, things managers do.
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