Dr. Vince Molinaro, CEO of Leadership Contract Inc., is a NY Times best-selling author & adviser on scaling leadership accountability.
If I’ve learned anything over the last two years, it’s that the best leaders adapt their leadership to respond to critical inflection points, events that change and disrupt the normal course of business. And further, that leaders who are unwilling to adapt to inflection points tend to struggle and fail.
Inflection points can take many different forms. For some, it might be an opportunity for hypergrowth. For others, it could be global expansion or another fundamental shift in business models. Still, others may be facing the unique challenges that accompany mergers and acquisitions.
Here’s something else I’ve learned: While we definitely need senior leaders to have the capacity to respond to inflection points, leaders at all levels must be able to recognize