Articles tagged "Do Your Job"
Having a new senior staff member join the team is an exciting – and frightening – experience. It’s exciting and frightening for the new team member as they wonder:
- Are you taking over for a leader who has left the organization?
- Are you inheriting someone else’s team?
- Or, are you stepping into a newly created leadership role?
Refining processes and developing the next generation of leaders are fundamental to succession planning. I’ve worked with my clients on these key succession planning and talent development steps for years. However, during a coaching call with an executive this past week, I learned a valuable insight into HOW I need to guide my succession planning clients going forward. The leaders need to plan for succession as if THEY were going to return to the company.