5 Pitfalls to Avoid as a New Design Manager

Mistakes were made but here’s what I learned

Aug 30, 2019 · 8 min read
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Late last year, I moved from a role as an individual contributor into a new job as a people manager. I have made a lot of mistakes in a short space of time which, of course, also means I have learned a lot.

Based on a talk I gave at Design Leadership 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, here are…