Some things you do as a developer can work for you for years, then turn around and bite you when you were least expecting. These are the things that you wish another developer had told you early in your career so you never had to make the mistakes. This post is about one of those things and if you’re reading this, consider it me telling you.
You’re bound to make mistakes as a new manager – but here are the biggest, most common pitfalls to avoid in your first 30 days as a new manager. As the new manager, you’re given an opportunity to address the entire group during an all-team meeting. However, this inclination can counterproductive in your first 30 days as a new manager. #5: You express your desire to be the best manager for your team — not to be the best manager for each team member. Accept that you won’t be perfect in your first 30 days as a new manager.