In my 25 years in accounting and consulting I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to manage and lead teams ranging in number from 3 to 70 people.
Like everyone else, there were times when things went really well and other times when it was a struggle.
So what were 20 things that I learned that would be of help to anyone moving into managing or leading from a professional or technical background?
In truth leading and managing is in my experience a never ending process of learning and development.
Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to become highly effective leaders and managers. He invites you to sign up for his free audio masterclass on team leadership at https://www.goalsandachievements.co.uk/teamleadership/
Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.