5What’s the Right Department for You?

The Strengths of High Performers by Department

BESIDES SEEING which industry might best suit you based on the characteristics of high performers, you also can match Executive Skills by department. High performers have different strengths and weaknesses depending on the department they work in, as you’ll see in the 10 departments profiled in this chapter.

By comparing your strengths to those of high performers by department, you can see where there are matches, the same process as by industry. If some of your strengths match those of high performers in a particular department, chances are that you could succeed in that department as well, all other things being equal.

And if you manage others, especially at ...

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