Managing Your Peers: From Buddy to Boss
One day, they are your colleagues and buddies—the people you go to happy hour with, take coffee breaks with, and the people you may even complain about your boss with. Then, the next day, you’re their boss. Sticky. All of a sudden, you find yourself wondering what you should and shouldn’t say to your former colleagues—poking fun at their boss, complaining about the finance department, and chatting about clients over drinks no longer seem appropriate.