Leadership challenges vary by organization. Big organizations have different leadership challenges than small ones. Mature organizations have outgrown some of the leadership challenges that persist in newer organizations.
In general however this is the biggest leadership challenge facing all organizations today: finding tomorrow?s leaders.
No matter how effective a leader you may be, if you do not at least help find and develop your successor then you will not have completely succeeded as a leader. You may have accomplished great things as a leader but if your accomplishments do not outlast you then you will not be remembered as a great leader.
The best and most likely way to ensure your accomplishments outlast your tenure as the leader is to develop the next generation of leadership within your organization.
But that?s not as easy as it used to be for two main reasons.
The first reason is this: The average…
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