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Hindsight is twenty/twenty. But when you’re starting a new leadership role, it’s difficult to spot potential pitfalls. You have little experience in that specific position and you are overwhelmed with a long list of priorities. Learn from others’ mistakes to avoid making your own.

Info-Tech Research group recently interviewed IT leaders, from managers to CIOs, on their transitions into leadership positions. Research findings point to a set of blunders that hindered new leaders’ progress. Coverage in this note includes:

  • Nine pitfalls and how to avoid them.
  • Accounts of real IT leaders’ experiences with these pitfalls.
  • Recommendations for avoiding other hidden traps.

Learn from the early mistakes of your peers to ensure that your transition into leadership is a smooth one.

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Published: November 18, 2009
Last Revised: November 18, 2009


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