What I learnt from leading

5 lessons from a first-time team lead

K. Robertson
Sep 27, 2020 · 6 min read

In 2015, I was tasked with leading a team. I had never done this before, but it was the job at hand and I had to embrace it. Now, I had never considered myself a people person. I can’t recall ever wanting to be a supervisor or team lead. I mean, I did apply for a similar position but wasn’t successful at the time. And in hindsight I can say I am glad I didnt get it, because I don’t think I was ready at that time.