11 Ways to Rise from Front-line to Top Leadership
“#1. Work for a company that promotes from within. Did top leadership at your organization come from within or without?
#2. Outwork everyone. Have an, “… insane commitment to the job.”
#3. Take advantage of opportunities. You never earn your way to the top by doing the same thing over and over. …
#5. Take on tough assignments. Go where others have failed. Imperfect situations grow your leadership. …
#6. Be willing to relocate.
#7. Have a good mentor.
#9. Pay attention to what’s going on around you. Listen.
Keep your mouth shut until you’ve taken on responsibility and delivered great results. …
#10. Develop people skills.
#11. Be accountable. Get comfortable being held accountable, if you want to get ahead.”