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I wasn't sure where to post this, but I lurk on this board so I thought I'd give it a shot here.

I recently got an internal promotion at work and will now be a supervisor for folks that I have been friends with for the past 7 years or so. I work for the military, but the workforce is mostly civilian. Most of my office I will be supervising is 20-30 years older than me and all are men (I'm a woman). Additionally, we live in a very socially relaxed, Southern rural area.

The man vs. woman thing does not concern me, we worked most of those issues out in the first few weeks I arrived years ago. But I do think it will be weird to be in charge of friends and the "elders" I was raised to defer to. Does anyone have any good article or book rec's that may have some useful tips either about supervising peers or transitioning to new roles in an organization?
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