The transition from expert to new leader can be difficult.
Seminars and classes are often not enough.
When a knowledge worker or subject-matter expert is promoted to lead a team, the transition can be more difficult than expected. Having a coach as a sounding-board and to assess and help with blind-spots can accelerate the transition into effective leadership.
New leader coaching can help with:
- Programmers and other technology staff
- Scientists, particularly new Principal Investigators