First and foremost, define what you
are looking for.
Leadership is not rank, it is
It is the lifting of a
vision to higher sights –
the raising of a subordinate’s performance to a higher
It is the
building of a subordinate’s personality beyond its normal
A leader must set strict principles
of conduct and responsibility, high standards of performance,
and respect for the individual and his work.
10 Corporate Management Lessons
25 Lessons from Jack Welch
Identifying a New Corporate Leader
❶ First: look at what the
done – and what their
strengths are. You can
only perform with strength. What has each candidate done
with his strengths?
❷ Second: would look at the
institution and ask: “What is the key challenge?” Try to match the candidate’s strengths with the needs.
❸ Third: Look for
integrity. A leader
sets an example, especially a
. He or she is someone on whom people – especially
younger people – in the organization model themselves.
selecting a leader, always ask yourself: “Would I want one of my children to
work under this person?"
leader is successful, then the young people will imitate him. Ask yourself:
“Would I want my child to look like this?”