The first is executing the vision, mission, values, and strategy of a company playbook.
The second is leading, coaching and managing a team.
I was reading Rand Fishkin’s book, “Lost and Founder” and he made an excellent point.
Not all individual contributors (ICs) are cut out to manage, and that’s okay. They still need a career path!
Management is unique. You have to have people skills!
Managers don’t always need experience in a given role. What they need is a skill to learn, coach, and manage.
If you’ve found yourself in a management seat, this is for you.