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The Making of a Manager

What to Do When Everyone Looks to You

By Julie Zhuo
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The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks to You by Julie Zhuo

The Making of a Manager (2019) explores what new managers can do in their first three months and beyond to ensure their team gets excellent results. From meetings to recruitment and managing a growing team, these blinks examine the opportunities and pitfalls that all new managers face, and demonstrate that great managers are made, not born.

  • New managers looking for tips
  • Team members who want to improve their relationships with their colleagues
  • Recruiters looking for a fresh perspective

Julie Zhuo is the vice president of design at Facebook and holds a Computer Science degree from Stanford University. As well as exploring leadership, design and technology on her blog The Year of the Looking Glass, Zhuo also writes for publications such as the New York Times and Fast Company.

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