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Surviving Your First Steps into the Management Journey


When you ask game industry veterans what was the toughest moment in their careers, one answer is quite common: When I had to step up and become a manager. According to The Workforce Institute, 46% of middle managers are likely to quit this 2023 because of stress related issues. The first steps into the management journey are very treacherous, it's easy to become overwhelmed, or burn yourself out. But fear not, in this talk I want to share the secrets that kept me sane during this transition! I come from a management background and I've seen the best, the worst and everything in between. Now, after 7 years in the video game industry as an animator, I want you to join me in this little journey to healthy management. Being a manager can be something very rewarding, if done correctly!

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