We just promoted a fabulous team leader to assistant manager. As a team leader, he was collaborative, full of new ideas and everyone loved him. But now, it’s like he’s had a personality change. He’s nitpicky, only gives negative feedback and has become super demanding. How do I coach him back to being the person he was before?
Managing the Manager
There are two potential problems here. First, I’m guessing that as a team leader, this individual had no disciplinary power, and now he does. Sometimes, this level of authority gets to people’s heads. Second, people learn to manage by