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For better or worse, behavior sends a message and some leaders have a blind spot when it comes to understanding how things look.
When someone in an executive leadership position leaves abruptly, the CEO/Owner/President has some tough choices to make. Many are tempted to survey the organizational landscape, determine who appears to be the person on the team that is most likely to be promoted and offer them the opportunity to fill that open slot.
Each change brings with it both opportunity and risk, and few situations bring that as sharply into view as when you fill a position with a new hire. It begs the question – are you ready to leverage the opportunity?
Not only do executives have an unrealistic expectation about how long it will take new managers to get up to speed; new managers are putting absurd pressure on themselves to perform at ‘already know how’ to execute every aspect of the job in outstanding fashion.
While not everyone can be a leader or should be a leader, there are things that leaders can do to grow leaders!
Has your organization come to the point where the status-quo – that place where things stay the same — doesn’t feel competitive or energizing? Senior management tries to change and improve things. The successful ones may do it right or they may just be lucky. The problem with luck is that it is almost impossible to replicate.