Yes it's true. Making the move to a leadership role in your organization can be a big step. A change in your functional roles is the least of your concerns. You may have to build new relationships with others that are equal or above you in your chain of command.
You may find it difficult to have your relationship changed with the people that used to be your coworkers. Now, they are your underlings.
In this presentation, Jim takes you through the decision process. Then, he will help you hone your leadership style to make the transition as smooth as possible for you and the organization.