How to use the bridge approach to accelerate career growth

The ladder is commonly cited as a metaphor for career path. However, a ladder has only so many rungs. Smart leaders know that there is not one ladder in any organization and use that knowledge to accelerate career growth. Here’s a new metaphor drawn from meteoric career graphs that smart leaders can apply.

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How to handle the extraordinary aspirations of an exceptional employee

Talent alone is not enough. A general may read books on military strategy and the art of war. Not until she has seen a soldier cut in half by machine-gun fire can she lead effectively without losing her head. Wise leaders know not to be dazzled by talent while creating experiences for people to prepare them for bigger roles.

GPS for your career path

Everyone desires a fruitful career path. Yet, individuals, teams and organizations often fail to pay attention to career path. Want a framework to get a dialogue started? Here’s one that has worked in almost every kind of organization. Use it, and share your experience with others