Some people inherit their leadership roles, but most people have to work for them. If you’ve got your eye on the coveted corner office, here’s what it will take to get there.
Have a plan.
Whether it’s a plan for your career, a plan for your business, or a plan for your personal goals, knowing what you want and how you’ll get there is a big part of making it to the top. “There aren’t a whole lot of stories of success from people who didn’t have a plan,” says Chris Ohlendorf, chief talent officer of Versique Search and Consulting in Minneapolis.