What I wish I’d known as a new senior leader

Taking on a senior leadership role for the first time can be daunting, so here are three tips to keep you on track

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When you get promoted, you start out with the feeling that, at any moment, people will discover you don’t have a clue what you’re doing. This is certainly how I felt when I first took up a senior leadership role, and it is only now, three years in, that I’m beginning to feel I’m doing a good job.

No amount of training is the same as being in the role, but a bit of advice is always welcome. With that in mind, here are three things I wish I had known before accepting my job as a senior leader.

1. You don’t have to jump to it

At first, whenever a colleague came to me with an issue, I felt as ...

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