Selecting the right executive and managerial talent makes all the difference … things go better and problems begin to disappear. On the other hand, 40% of new leaders fail, and bad selections stagnate and distract organizations and cause them to lose momentum. Detailed answers to the following 7 questions will tell you a lot about the “potential” in leaders:
Think I forgot a couple? ….. Now that you know “what” you need to know the remaining questions are: 8). “Where and from whom do I need input/proof on answers to these questions?’ … Clue – however you get it, a full 360 degree perspective on the candidate is ideal. And 9). How do we get proof of our findings? … clue – Past success is best indicator of future potential – “what have they done, and how closely does that relate to anticipated key role challenges?”
I hope these insights are helpful as you plan for the growth of your organization. Should you have questions, and/or wish to discuss your unique situation in more detail, please do not hesitate to let me know. All the Best!