Shortly after becoming a manager, I dragged myself home from work, flopped on the couch, and said to my husband, “This management stuff is hard. Nothing I learned in school prepared me for this people stuff. And that management training,that was just form-filling-out nonsense. The soft skills – dealing with people – are the hardest. ” My husband chuckled and commiserated. If you are like me, and you started your professional career as a technical person, this management stuff is difficult to do. Not the forms, although the forms can be irritating, but the difficult part i
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