When looking for your next generation of leaders, it makes sense to cultivate the widest pool you can manage. So why, when thinking about the future, do so many executives limit their options? In fact, when trying to find future leaders, companies tend to fall into three common issues:
What follows are five ideas that can help you better identify the prospective leaders lurking in your company:
Performance Matters. But Potential Matters More.
In most companies, the best performers get promoted to managerial positions. Unfortunately, as anyone who’s suffered under a bad manager knows, job skills don’t always translate into leadership skills, and the best employee may not always make the best leader.
So how about this?