I have been following the podcasts and forums for the last couple of years under a different user. Wow has it changed how I work. Monday I start a new job as a manager of an application development team of 11 people. This is twice the size of the team I previously managed and it is in a completely different industry. I am moving from financial services to manufacturing. I am quite excited about this though. Following the advice here I want to go in and focus on the people and build relationships with them and gain some credibility. I seen too many new managers come in with a slew of changes and really tear a team apart. Thanks to Mark and Mike and the rest of the community for all the advice and ideas I have seen. Stumbling across the podcasts was a career altering moment.