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Answer these 10 questions to understand if you’re a good manager

By John Lafleur 1 minute read

TL;DR: How to tell if you’re a good manager:

  • Can you take a week off?
  • Can problems be handled without you?
  • Does your team deliver consistently?
  • Do people tell you what they think?
  • Do people on the team treat each other well?
  • Is the team self-improving?
  • Can you give people who report to you meaningful, in-depth feedback?
  • What kind of things can you delegate?
  • Who is taking on bigger roles?
  • Can you take on work outside of your immediate scope?
  • Do your peers value your perspective and come to you for advice?


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