From Co-Worker to Boss

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From Co-Worker to Boss

Learn how to manage the difficult transition from being a team member to leading the team and gain credibility with team members who may seek to challenge your new leadership position. Develop your own unique Leadership style which suits the team you lead.

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  • Develop a method of organizing your team’s works culture that develops a value based organization, team commitment, team spirit and efficiency.  
  • What you must do as a new leader to gain credibility
  • Challenges your are currently facing in new leadership roles and solutions to those challenges
  • Developing your own unique leadership style based on successful experience and leadership methods

Your Coach


Bill Cole

Personal Information

  • Wonderful childhood growing up in Northern Rhodesia/Zambia from 1956-1969.​
  • Graduate of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst

Professional Career

  • 2005 - today Developing Leadership and Communication courses. Coaching clients to develop their own leadership style that matches the team they lead.​
  • 1976 – 2005 Officer in the British Army.

Focus and Experience

  • Thirty years leading teams worldwide in the British Army. Some teams a mix of military/civilian.​
  • Qualified cultural trainer with experience of working in international teams for NATO HQ in Brussels/Kosovo


Located in the heart of the German and European economy, Mannheim Business School (MBS), the umbrella organization for management education at the University of Mannheim, is considered to be one of the leading institutions of its kind in Germany and is continuously ranked as Germany’s #1.


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