Director of Design @ Contently
The EPA is over burdened, understaffed, and broke. And this agency oversees our Safe Drinking Water Act. If we are going to have these federal agencies, we need to actually support them. Because, frankly, right now they’re not doing any good.
As a manager, you own the outcomes of your team. The buck stops with you, so don’t go around blaming somebody else when things don’t work out. This is the meaning of accountability.
From this, it naturally follows that you’ll probably enjoy managing if the thing that gives you the most satisfaction is helping people reach a common goal. Which means you generally like (or at least don’t mind):