I wish I remembered who said it but I don’t. However, the idea is interesting enough to reflect on today. One characteristic that leaders should look for when recruiting key executives is “the ability to see around corners.”
How well do you see around corners? Does your organization often get caught flat-footed when something changes? Which members of your team are worth listening to when the path ahead is unclear? How will you ensure the “seeing around corners” skill is present and alive at your executive table?