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Accelerating Your Development as a Leader: A Guide for Leaders and Their Managers by Robert Barner

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Staging the Assignment

Challenging job assignments frequently arise in response to the sudden emergence of a difficult business problem or the need to stay abreast of an emerging business challenge. In these circumstances managers tend to be so focused on getting the job done that they don't stop to consider whether a given assignment represents a good match to a leader's development needs. Because of this, it is to your advantage to jointly identify with your manager the types of job assignments that can support your development needs. Likewise, before you take on a new job assignment it is helpful to discuss with your manager how you can use the assignment as a leadership learning opportunity.

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