Transitioning from a high potential to a leader is not simply a matter of promotion, it is a fundamental shift in job duties and mentality. Many people struggle making this transition. Understand what you can do to empower high potentials to be successful people leaders.
We can learn something important about fear from the famous tightrope walker Phillipe Petit. The first step in a new direction is scary, but the second step is often scarier. Fear is normal. It’s what you do with it that matters.
Leadership isn’t a stand-alone task, it’s your innate sense of who you are and the essence of how you present yourself to the world. By getting clear on who you are, what matters to you and how you want to show up, you’ll become a leader in your own life so that you can more consciously influence those around you.
The number #1 thing you must do to get unstuck and change your life: DECIDE. If you have a stirring sense that there’s something better in you, you’re right! You don’t have to know what to do about it to decide to do something.
Business leaders everywhere are grappling with how to handle the coronavirus [COVID-19] outbreak. How you show up as a leader during this time will define you and your business or organization long after the germs have cleared.