As an Associate Director of EO Executives, I have had an extensive career in both placing high calibre candidates into senior roles and providing career advice around how individuals can progress in their careers. For the Senior Level/ C-Suite/ Board Level it can be challenging to visualise further career progression because arguably they have already reached an elevated level of progression. Nonetheless, there is always room for development, whether it is taking on a more challenging role or building on core skills and qualities.
So, ask yourself the following:
Have you stopped progressing in your professional career? Do you want to improve but are unsure on where you need to focus? Perhaps you’re struggling to understand what you need to be doing daily to become a strong leader. Regardless of how hard you work, you just cannot seem to shift the big rocks on your desk and make some real progress for both yourself and your team. You get bogged down in the doing and mundaneness of your role. It’s not to say you don’t enjoy your work but you keep asking yourself “is this it?”Continue reading