Call for Back-Up

July 30th, 2013  | 

Published in Strategic Planning, Uncategorized

Summer’s here and that means vacations are here, too.

Will your organization maintain its momentum during summer, or will your plans slow down or fall behind as your talented team members take off for their annual vacations?

In the new book I’m writing on accountability for McGraw-Hill, I’ve interviewed senior leaders at many of the world’s most admired companies.

The best companies cross-train team members so they can step in and not miss a beat when a colleague is away from work.

Others maintain a continuous interview practice to handle their growth and rely on a deep bench of talent to keep things moving.

Who will you call for back-up to keep your performance on track?

About the Author: Greg Bustin is an executive coach, consultant and speaker who has delivered more than 500 keynotes and workshops on five continents. Greg advises leaders at some of the world’s most admired companies, and his views about leadership have been published in The Wall Street Journal, Chief Executive, Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., Investor’s Business Daily, Leader to Leader, and other major publications. He’s written five leadership books. His newest book, How Leaders Decide: A Timeless Guide to Making Tough Choices (Sourcebooks), examines decision-making in history’s greatest triumphs and tragedies. How Leaders Decide

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