3 transitions that test even the best leaders
Cassandra Frangos is an author and consultant who studies successful leaders and how they make it to the top. Through her research and interviews, she’s also learned what makes them fail. “I found that executives whose careers had been derailed shared many commonalities. Specifically, I found that C-suite executives are vulnerable to career failure when they are in the midst of one of three common transition scenarios,” Frangos writes in this Harvard Business Review article. A leap into leadership can saddle executives with more than they bargained for, for instance. In this article, Frangos dives into three of the toughest transitions leaders face and offers tips to avoid getting tripped up on the way to the top.