Middle management is a test of character. As a first line manager you have learnt to build a team, lead them to successful deliveries. You had a clear understanding of the results.
As manager of managers, you now need to learn and rely on different aspects of leadership.
A few challenges:
- Your role as manager of managers
- Understanding delegation and avoiding micro-management
- Stakeholders' management
- Understand your leadership style and stay true to it
- Stress management and work-life balance