time management

New Managers: You Can Guard Your Time and Still Mentor Your Team

New Managers: You Can Guard Your Time and Still Mentor Your Team

Once you become a manager, you are always accountable in two directions: upward to your bosses for your team’s output, and downward to your direct reports who require feedback and coaching. If you have an office with a door, it can be tempting to keep it closed all day just so you can get some work done before six o’clock in the evening. But that’s not the job.