Transitioning from being a manager to an individual contributor

There are plenty of articles on how to move from an individual contributor role to being a manager. Not so many the other way around.

You have to learn how to let go of your baby.

You must redirect people to the new manager when appropriate — even when you know the answer

You must coordinate on projects that require input from both people.

You must coordinate on subjects where you may disagree and decide on a single approach.

Meet frequently!

Consider filling in your need to help people grow by expanding your mentoring circle.

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