M&A WAR STORIES - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

ART OR SCIENCE - DO WE DO ENOUGH TO DEVELOP OUR SENIOR LEADERS?

December 08, 2020 Robert Heaton & Toby Tester
M&A WAR STORIES - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
ART OR SCIENCE - DO WE DO ENOUGH TO DEVELOP OUR SENIOR LEADERS?
Show Notes

In this week's story Robert  and Toby talk about an experience with a senior executive who’s rapid career success elevated him to the ‘big chair’ but confronted him with a woe some lack of preparedness for the people,  responsibilities and accountability that he now faced.

We’ll start 12 years back when a young sales guy walked into his new job with an eagerness to succeed. It wasn’t long before he had demonstrated a natural ability for sales and it was no surprise when he was promoted to a sales manager role just 2 years later.

Listen to this weeks podcast to find out what happened when he found himself promoted to Country CEO.