I can certainly relate to this article.
The feeling of being dropped in the deep end with the expectation that you can butterfly swim the whole length of the pool. But really it feels like you have forgot your goggles and you can't see whether you are heading towards the shallow end or further into the depths.
As a manager you either sink or swim, so here are some tips that could help keep you afloat.
Taking on a new position of power can be a massive adrenaline rush, but the excitement can sometimes get overshadowed by feelings of inadequacy and panic. Did the agency make a hiring mistake? Can you actually handle this new responsibility? Just know that you're far from alone. Being exposed as incompetent is actually the number one fear of executives worldwide. Especially in the early stages of your new position, it can seem like an endless battle to push through those uncomfortable feelings. These seven survival tips can help you build your confidence and succeed early as a new leader.