Your business has grown to the point where you can’t manage everything. It’s a wonderful achievement, but it’s also pretty scary. You have to let go. You have to trust someone else with your baby. You have to pass responsibilities on.
You have to hire a manager.
It’s a big step. Management is different from any other role, and far more consequential. Your managers are the bridge between you and your team. What should you look for? Should you promote from within, or look externally? Should you seek managerial experience, or drive and motivation? Should you look for skill sets, or attitude?
We’ve made some managerial hires we regret: not because the manager wasn’t qualified or talented, but because he or she wasn’t the right hire for that particular time in our business. With management, when you hire is just as important as who you hire.
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