This is the core message of my teaching: The most important things leaders do is help other people succeed.
So what happens when they indeed succeed, and in a really big way? What’s your responsibility when a member of your team builds a massive fan base, wins coveted awards, or rakes in high revenues for your organization?
Congratulations, You get to manage a star – with all the joys and challenges that accompany that responsibility.
I hope I haven’t frightened you.
How stars wield the clout born of their contributions determines whether they’re what I call “low maintenance” or “high maintenance.”
Low maintenance stars are collegial, productive, interested in the organization as well as themselves, and committed to core values including integrity and quality. Read more