I once sat in an executive meeting where the SVP explained that Bob, a junior level executive who reported to her had “gotten away” with challenging her boss, the COO’s, ideas. She shared, “When Bob started to challenge him, I was really afraid for his career, but Joe (the COO) actually seemed okay with it.” She laughed as she said how lucky he was that he wasn’t fired, and how
Do you know where you stand in your organization’s succession plan?
“Our cultural instinct is to wait to get picked…No one is going to pick you. Pick yourself.”~Seth Godin, The Icarus Deception
Most organizations use a deliberate approach like the 9 box Performance Potential Grid (great tool, for more visit Dan