I’ve been making a list over the past six months of commandments about work. I get requests all the time to bundle them up into a post.
There are many positives and negatives with age during your career. Sometimes you have more energy and sometimes you have more experience. Other times, a new perspective or more gravitas. Even when managing your team, you need to take into account what their strengths and weaknesses are — and capitalize or anticipate them.
Take a moment and reflect about the each person on your team and the skills and strengths they exhibit. Where do they excel? What do they like doing?