The Leadership Pipeline
Author: Ram Charan, Steve Drotter, Jim Noel, 2nd Edition 2011
There are 6 significant transitions a leader makes in his/her career and understanding what is required for each transition, what a leader must let go of, and to do and focus differently are critical for success. In addition, the book reviews performance management spectrums, succession panning tips and how to diagnose career derailers. Every reader can gain an appreciation for his/her current situation and learn what skills and areas of focus are important. This book is excellent for the first time leader all the way to a top leader in the company. This is an easy read and has lots of great stories as examples. Reflective questions are raised in each section to cause the reader to think about his/her own situation and actions to take.