Operational expertise, strategic thinking, and working with others are valued assets in the leadership team,yet when executives play to their strengths too strongly and resist the call to become a balanced player, executive teams struggle. How do you encourage your leaders to expand beyond their strengths to become balanced players?
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Nesting can happen quickly in the executive team. It diminishes initiative and ownership in the organization. If you sense the symptoms (see last week’s post) of nesting in your executive team, here are five “anti-nesting” strategies to get your executive team back on track.