How is Organization Leadership similar to mountain climbing?
It’s not just one person—it’s a team of people—each with the personal strength and resolve toward one vision: Reaching The Top! Each member of the climbing team surrounds themselves with the best equipped and experienced people who have the knowledge to make significant decisions which affect the outcome of every step. Successful mountain climbers recognize that each step takes you closer to the summit. Miss one step and the entire team is in jeopardy of falling.
So how does a leader continue to achieve business growth and success when every interaction has the potential of starting a fall? The answer lies in creating a Leadership Ladder. A Leadership Ladder is a collection of targeted individual leaders at multiple levels within the organization ready to step in and take charge when and where needed. Each leader is targeted and cross-trained to make critical on-the-spot business decisions. Intentional Innovation centers on: