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3 Traps New IT Leaders Need to Avoid
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Todder,
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12/4/2015 | 1:47:13 PM
Get a mentor
Getting a mentor is always a good idea. Your boss should be able to assist you in finding one. Mentoring is a lost art but is vital in building your network and being able to bounce ideas off of.

Interview your mentor for fit and communication style. If it isn't going to work, then try on another one.
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12/4/2015 | 12:54:51 PM
Re: Nice Tips
For anyone taking a new role or just wanting to take a fresh look at reinventing their current role, an invaluable resource I've used is the book "The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan." It's about asking the right questions and making the right decisions to avoid these and countless other traps.
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CookB,
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12/3/2015 | 3:20:09 AM
Nice Tips
These are really some frequently happened scenarios  with new managers, as they see things differently and are easily prone to make mistakes, but I would say that it is never easy to overlook these scenarios.


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