Stepping into big shoes | Tracey Foulkes | Chaos and Rocket Fuel

Stepping Into Big Shoes

So you’ve taken on a new team. It would have been a whole lot easier if you were replacing a troll, but you’re not. Stepping into the big manager’s shoes might leave you feeling a tad vulnerable. I know I did … In August 2015 my role was defined as COO. An identify crisis ensued…

Leadership | Tracey Foulkes | Chaos and Rocket Fuel

Manage someone who knows more than you

Shock horror – you’ve built a team that know more about business/the industry/your programmes/world trends/etc, etc than you do – you’re the manager, shouldn’t you know everything? Regardless of my previous experience,  my first few weeks as COO at WNDYR were ones met with a certain amount of self-doubt. I was challenged to lead a high performance team from…