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As you ascend in your career, taking on a manager role can be a natural step on the career ladder. My first taste of what I like to refer to as “sort-of-management” was at a prior job when my producer tasked me with overseeing two production assistants on our team. It was sort-of-management because managing wasn’t in my job description – I had no managerial experience or training and no official manager title. I just emulated the behaviors of my producer and tried to pretend I knew what I was doing. When this approach failed, I turned to Google for some informal management how-to videos.

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