Newly minted managers say patience is a key skill
First-time people managers learn that leading a team is not about being great on the job, but understanding what individuals in the team want
NEW DELHI :
Being a team manager is the first step in the path to become a leader. Sure it’s more responsibility but Sabika Mirza, chief client partner at experiential marketing company Tessarakt Experiential Pvt. Ltd, was excited about heading a team for the first time. With eight years of work experience, Mirza, 30, thought it would be easy—after all she understood the business well. But since she took a managerial role, she has realized even more important than understanding how the company operates, as a manager, she needs that one skill: patience.