Knowing When Your Teammate is Ready for a Leadership Role

There are a few, telltale signs that an employee might be ready for a management position within your company and ready to take on a small team of their own. That’s why we asked 11 entrepreneurs from Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) the following question:

“What is a telltale quality of someone who is ready to take on a C-suite role within your team?”

Here’s what YEC community members had to say when determining if a team member was ready for a management position:

They Question Everything

Peter Daisyme, Invoicing

They Attract Followers

Joshua Lee, StandOut Authority

They Demonstrate Lateral Thinking

Luigi Wewege, Vivier Group

They Show Me Ownership

Alisha Navarro, 2 Hounds Design

They’re Invested in the Company

–Douglas Baldasare, ChargeItSpot

They Have a Shared Vision and Fresh Initiatives

Andy Leff, Electricity Labs/Warp Speed Labs

They Already Act the Part

–Matthew Weinberg, Vector Media Group

They Are Dedicated to Personal and Professional Development

– Kevin Conner, WireSeek

They Find and Fill in the Gaps

Aviva Leebow Wolmer, Pacesetter

They Show High Emotional Intelligence

Dustin Cavanaugh, RenewAge

They Have a Proactive Approach

Murray Newlands,

This post was originally published on by YEC

About YEC

Aviva Leebow Wolmer is steel industry veteran currently spearheading a new stealth mode initiative. Exciting news coming soon!

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