The higher up you go in Leadership, the more behavioral problems you’ll reveal. Here’s how to deal with them.
As a coach, I devote much of my energy to identifying interpersonal challenges in successful people. This is because the higher you go on the ladder of success, the more your problems are behavioral.
When you are a 6 or 7 figure entrepreneur, or a CEO running a multi-million dollar organization, it’s very likely that you have all the technical skills you need to go as high as you want to.
You are smart, and you are up to date on the various technical aspects of your work.
Let’s face it, you don’t get to become a 6 or 7 figure digital marketer without knowing how to build a marketing funnel, set up an email marketing campaign, or conduct a split test.
And you don’t get to become the company’s chief financial officer without knowing how to count, how to read a balance sheet, and how to handle money prudently.
But you could be a 7 figure entrepreneur or the CFO of a multi-million dollar organization, and not know how to inspire productivity. Or not know how to communicate with your subordinates, thereby causing expensive turnovers.
You can see why behavioral issues become so important at the upper rungs of the corporate ladder.
All other things being equal, your people skills (or lack of them) become more pronounced the higher up you go.
As a matter of fact, even when all other things are not equal, your people skills will often make the difference in how high you go.
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