Good article in Harvard Business Review online on the importance of leaders developing leaders:
In the best [organizations] senior leaders play the critical role in teaching the next generation. It’s become an acid test for me of [organizational] greatness: if your senior leadership isn’t investing a significant amount of their own time in educating high-potentials, that doesn’t bode well for your [organization].
So – are you, as a leader, intentionally investing in the growth of your next-generation leaders? If not – why?
Invest in someone with an eye towards eternity!