Preparing to LeadWednesday, March 18, 2015
One of the most exciting conversations we have with clients is around helping them get ready to step up to the next level of leadership in their organizations. Every executive is stepping into a unique situation and context, but each faces a similar challenge in terms of needing to increase their influence as they get further from the front lines. No matter how intelligent, skilled, or capable they are, executives need to develop a new set of skills to help them lead from a new place in the organization. When Bob Marcus spoke at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business in 2014, he called out what, in his experience, is the single most important action a person can take as she or he prepares to lead.