“More often, a person will be promoted to a management position simply because they had excelled in a functional, non-management role. But once they arrive in the new position, they often lack the key leadership skills and thus fail to live up to executives’ high expectations.” Bernard Banks in Kellogg Insight I am not a wine drinker but it is
Moving from the neophyte level of leadership in organizations takes individuals into middle management. Organizations and industries label this level in various ways as supervisory, junior management or associate. The neophyte attains this level by promotion based on historical performance parameters. Future capability is not assessed in detail and investment in preparation is mostly limited. Yet, the shift to middle
“Leadership is not about position or title. It’s not about organizational power or authority. It’s not about celebrity or wealth. It’s not about the family you’re born into. It’s not about being at the organization’s apex, as CEO, president, general or prime minister. And it’s definitely not about being some sort of hero. Leadership is about relationships, about credibility, about
Leadership is an important propeller of nations, organizations and communities all over the world. The prosperity of nations is not based on the mere possession of resources but on how effectively they are harnessed. The profitability of business entities emerges from the appropriate application of resources. The potential of people to lead and generate change is available to all nations.