9 Women in Tech Share Their Best Advice for Managing a Team
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Posted by: Abbey Kwiat
Audrey Lespier, Product Management Team Lead, CSC Corptax
CSC Corptax Product Management Team Lead Audrey Lespier said her team rallies together behind their wins and the areas they need to improve. The leader at the tax solution provider said taking a “we're all in this together” approach has improved both her leadership skills and the connections she's made with team members.
What’s one important lesson you’ve learned as a people manager?
Team ownership is very important to set a sense of trust and build a solid relationship with all my team members. When something works well, it’s a team effort to celebrate our accomplishment. When something doesn’t work so well, it’s a team effort to determine a solution on how to do better. Recognizing that we collectively own our accomplishments and areas of improvement has allowed me to become a better manager and strengthen the relationship I have with my team.
What advice do you have for other women who manage teams, or aspire to?
Get to know your team members on a personal level so that you can build relationships with them. Knowing personal details about everyone on your team lets them know you really care about them as individuals, not just coworkers.
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