“Ron, what do you think about the situation with CFOs who are hiding things from the CEO? Do you think the CEO should have known?”
All too often, organizations look to their present-day needs and merely create a role for that. You must look forward five years and decide the type and style of leadership you will need then. Write a job description ‘from the future.’
Myth #1: You can learn how to lead by reading enough books.
The reality is that to learn how to lead, you must lead. Trial and error will teach you the most about what it means to lead people.