On Demand Webinar

How to Go from Buddy to Boss After a Promotion

Webinar Details $219

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  • Webinar Length: 90 Minutes
  • Guest Speaker:   Wendy Sellers
  • Topic:   Human Resources
  • Credit:   HRCI 1.5, SHRM 1.5
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Fire up your engines!  You've climbed the ladder and landed that sought-after supervisory or manager role! Huzzah! Yet, now you're feeling the heat as you're leading team members who were once friends. The situation might feel tense, perhaps even leading you to consider cutting off these friendships. But hold that thought! There's a roadmap to navigate this delicate balance between personal relationships and professionalism.

Areas Covered During Training:

  • Kick awkwardness to the curb. Everyone is aware of your friendly dynamics. It's time to tackle it head-on with professional communication that resonates louder than past camaraderie.
  • Fairness and respect shouldn't just be words but your leadership mantra. No favoritism, no excessive expectations. Everyone is on an equal playing field. Galvanize your entire team towards collective accountability.
  • Be the torchbearer of integrity by basing decisions on hard facts and ensuring confidentiality. No room for “friendly” gossip or rumors here!
  • Keeping the friendship alive with the colleague who missed the promotion you secured. Awkward? Definitely. Impossible? Certainly not. We'll explore the options and potential outcomes together.

Why Should You Attend:

Did you know that roughly half of all American employees work for small businesses? These tight-knit teams often prefer to promote from within to conserve institutional knowledge and because of limited budget and training time. This practice isn't restricted to small businesses - even the big guys do it! Teams that harbor friendly bonds tend to support each other and champion their department's mission and vision. However, as with any human grouping, conflicts are bound to emerge - especially when your buddy is now your employee.


Navigate this complex leadership landscape with our insightful webinar. Together, we can turn this potential quagmire into an opportunity for growth! So, strap in, gear up, and hit the gas on this exhilarating journey from Buddy to Boss!

Guest Speaker

  • Wendy Sellers

HRCI Credit

Human Resource Certification Institute
This program has been approved for credit hours through the HR Certification Institute. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.

SHRM Credit

Society for Human Resource Management
Aurora Training Advantage is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.