Making the move into management is likely to present new challenges and responsibilities and requires an entirely new skill set. Progressing up the ladder into management is both exciting and daunting. Now you are also responsible for directing, developing and managing others so it is essential to find out how to manage effectively and with positive impact. Being a great manager doesn’t happen automatically, you need to invest time and energy to develop the necessary skills.
It is likely that you are able to make this move because you have been the ‘go to’ person your boss and co-workers have always counted on. But now you need to equip yourself with the qualities of a leader. Now you will be required to know how to motivate and build team morale, take initiative, solve problems, and manage performance.