A focus on execution is undermining managers’ ability to develop strategy and leadership skills.

Read the full article at: sloanreview.mit.edu

“…, a bias for doing rather than thinking can leave these executives ill-equipped for their new roles.”

Sometimes we all need to move from execution to thinking/strategy mode. Being able to step back from that pressing task at hand allows us to make better decisions on the fly.

The key to making a transition from manager to leader is learning to be able to work under uncertain and ambiguous conditions and broadening focus.

If you’re making a transition to a leadership role, sometimes a good coach is needed to help change habits and  habitual problem solving strategies. Find out how we can help.