EP009: How to Set Boundaries With Coworkers When You Get Promoted

How do you set boundaries with coworkers when you get promoted? How do you manage former peers when you’ve been promoted? Your relationship with them has changed. They’re used to the old boundaries. But now you have to re-educate them as to where the new boundaries are.

Setting new boundaries with coworkers when you get promoted can be challenging for emerging leaders. In this episode, I share with you five steps to setting boundaries with coworkers when you get promoted.

What will you learn in this episode?

In this episode, “How to Set Boundaries With Coworkers When You Get Promoted”, you will learn:

  • It’s your right to set boundaries and you shouldn’t feel guilty about it.
  • How to sit down with your new team to get them on-board with your new boundaries.
  • What to do if people don’t respect your boundaries.
  • How to word your requests assertively and confidently.
  • How to avoid being a “people pleaser” and say “no” to set boundaries.
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About Kara

Kara Ronin is the founder of Executive Impressions. She is an executive coach who specialises in leadership presence, social skills and business etiquette. She is also the creator of Bestselling Udemy course, Business Etiquette 101. Kara’s advice and unique perspectives have been featured in Time Inc., Business Insider, Ignites Europe (a Financial Times Service), The Muse, The Local France, The West Australian, and more. Kara works regularly with lawyers, investment bankers, and finance professionals to help them build presence, authority and influence in business. Get Kara's insights delivered straight to your inbox