From Specialist to Generalist

As you move up in your career, it is typically within one function - but when you become an enterprise leader, you are suddenly responsible for all functions. In order to successfully manage people who are more knowledgeable in parts of the business than you, you need to move from specialist to generalist.

From Analyst to Integrator

As a functional leader, your focus is analytical depth. As a general manager, however, you need to shift your focus to what different analyses mean for the organization as a whole and how they can be integrated.

From Tactician to Strategist

Enterprise leaders need a strategic mindset - which requires being able to see the big picture, discern patterns and consider reactions to different actions.

From Bricklayer to Architect

A shift from bricklayer to architect is needed to create the right organizational systems - strategy, structures, processes, talent base, culture and so on.

From Problem-Solver to Agenda-Setter

As a general manager, what you do and say - or don't say! -is under a lot more scrutiny. Being on the stage all the time requires skills and awareness to ensure you behave appropriately.

From Warrior to Diplomat

Good leaders are often good at solving problems - but as an enterprise leader, you need to identify and prioritize the key issues the organization should focus on rather than solving problems that other people define.

From Supporting Cast to Lead Role

As a general manager, what you do and say - or don't say! -is under a lot more scrutiny. Being on the stage all the time requires skills and awareness to ensure you behave appropriately.

Transition to Business Leadership

Turning functional managers into business leaders

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