The informal 360 is a valuable tool for increasing leadership competency and a key to making yourself indispensable. It’s powerful when leaders acknowledge their weaknesses, demonstrate their commitment to development, and make changes.
The environment of trust you establish by accepting feedback graciously creates a collaborative two-way street. Directness and candour, when provided in the spirit of genuinely helping and supporting the growth of colleagues, can create a dynamic mindset that inspires meaningful change within teams. We all grow together when we can speak truthfully about areas that need improvement.
- Qualcomm has appointed Cristiano Amon, its fourth CEO in its 36-year history.
- Ulta Beauty has appointed Dave Kimbell, the company’s President and formerly Chief Marketing Officer to the top role.
- Blackstone Mortgage Trust. One of the highest profile female CEO appointment was at Blackstone Mortgage Trust Inc, where Katie Keenan was promoted to lead the company.
These 10 principles can help unlock the potential strategic leadership in your enterprise.
These principles represent a combination of organisational systems and individual capabilities - the hardware and software of transformation.
You may have already adopted some of these tenets, but only when you implement all of them together, as a single system, will they enable you to attract, develop, and retain the strategic leaders who’ve eluded you thus far.