The Do’s and Don’ts of Taking Over a Bigger Team
Taking over a bigger team is a significant transition for any leader. Inevitably, such a transition will present you with challenges you may never have had to handle leading a small team, such as forming cliques, competing priorities, and infighting.
If these types of things keep you up at night, then rest assured, you aren’t the first and won’t be the last leader to feel that way. Fortunately, there are things you can do that can make taking over a bigger team easier for you and your team. Moreover, there are things you should not do during the transition, all of which are discussed in more detail below.