Good leadership is leaving “white space” for your team. http://ow.ly/1Adlh . I like the graphic design metaphor used in the article.
In other words, be strong enough to leave room for team members to grow and step into challenges. Good leadership is not about you filling the gaps and sucking all the oxygen out of the room. Being an “action manager” often means sitting back and inviting others to make things happen. This is sound advice for any executive whether on an interim assignment or a full-time gig.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( None so far )
This week my interview with Better Process.com aired as a podcast. Ken Rayment was the producer and reporter. If you’re a manufacturer you’ll find the short dialog interesting. I discussed the situations when manufacturers should use interim managers in marketing or sales to help them grow. I also gave a shameless (but tasteful) plug for my book, Leadership On Demand: How Smart CEO’s Tap Interim Management to Drive Revenue.
Here’s the link to the Podcast.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 1 so far )