This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Being a Leader (9780131873384) by Karen Otazo. Available in print and digital formats.
Using coaching and development to build bench strength—so you can respond successfully to new challenges and opportunities.
Successful athletic teams make sure they have good players “on the bench” waiting to play when needed. Their coaches are continually thinking ahead. How will the game or the season play out? What challenges will the team face? What players will probably fade or stay injured? As a business leader, you, too, must make sure you have the right players on your bench.