This COO Shares His No. 1 Best Way to Advance

November 11, 2016 by Joshua
in Inc.com, Leadership

My Inc.com post today, “This COO Shares His No. 1 Best Way to Advance,” begins

This COO Shares His No. 1 Best Way to Advance

Nothing moves you up faster than moving your team up. To advance yourself, advance your team.

I noticed the conversations with one of my clients–Scott Moody, COO and CFO of the Bonten Media Group—often included discussions on his efforts to help his team with their professional development. He believes any business should invest in this process, and I interviewed him to share with others some of his most effective yet simplest practices.

When he told me how much support he gave his team, I could see where the loyalty and teamwork came from. So I interviewed him to share with others some of his most effective yet simplest practices.

What makes a great developmental leader?

When I reflect on the best people I’ve worked for, they not only had my back but were also the wind at my back. Investing in helping your employees reach their goals is a critical leadership skill.

To me, caring, generosity, and humility are traits central to helping others improve and progress. The best mentors are those who look to “pass the ball” and help others shine.

Read the rest at “This COO Shares His No. 1 Best Way to Advance.”

Learn to make Meaningful Connections

with a simple, effective exercise from my book, Leadership Step by Step.

Including

  • Step by step instructions
  • Video examples of me and Marshall Goldsmith
  • An excerpt from my book

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