Friday, April 09, 2010

As you move up the hierarchy ...

Manage Mentor
Common Sense Leadership
Roger Fulton
(http://www.macmillanindia.com/)

Leaders thrive on ambiguity

Life is so simple at the bottom, with the boss giving you a specific job and you doing it. But as you move up the hierarchy, the work becomes less defined, observes Roger Fulton in Common Sense Leadership. “The boss gives you a mandate to solve a problem, and gives you little else. It is up to you to define the parameters of the task, figure out how to finance it, and find the time to get it done.”

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