Where your career goes to die…

Where your career goes to die…

Dear Margo  When others discuss my team I often hear “where your career goes to die, the career graveyard”.  I don’t take prisoners, and I have a high churn of staff. I am a middle manager with 3 direct reports and a full team of 17. I want to get the job done and...
I’m not a good fit for my role

I’m not a good fit for my role

Dear Margo, As a service desk team leader based in Manchester, I had been managing a team of eight employees.  I work for an international company. In April of this year (2018), I was promoted to the position of European service desk manager. This entails managing...
My Team’s Rubbish

My Team’s Rubbish

Dear Margo I have been working with my team for 9 months.  I was promoted into the team from a separate area of the business. It is my first management role and I believe I am doing a decent job. Why else would they have promoted me?   My issue is that team I...

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What a fraud, what if you are found out?

What a fraud, what if you are found out?

There seems to be a rise in managers acknowledging that they feel as if they don’t deserve their jobs, that they are impostors and are going to be found out at any time. That fear is hanging over them like a dark cloud.   Acknowledgement of this fear is on the...