What’s your best advice to a new manager? What are the things you do that make you good at what you do?

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Invest time in your people and treat them with respect. In return they will move mountains for you.

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This 100%. Respecting staff is extremely important (I am speaking as staff). We have a manager who is disrespectful of associates and senior associates time; our time is just as valuable as his. None of us like working with him.

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Please don't reallocate review notes from partners to us staff

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Stay humble.

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Don't be a yes man to partners. Don't let them try to overload you. You've earned the right to push back.

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My child: "😱 So scary!!!!!! "

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