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Challenges moving to an IC role from an experienced SM / Manager?? Let me know what I should watch out for… TIA

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You will most likely miss running the team… working with “my team” fuels me… and it was a lot harder for me mentally and socially to be just an individual contributor.

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Double this. It becomes mentally tough and time goes very slowly if you are someone energised by people / teaming. Personally looking to leave IC role ASAP due to impact on mental health of social isolation

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U are going from SM to a IC role in a new company or at Deloitte due to some circumstances

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