How Can We Add Value and Grow with the Company?
I remember the exact moment I knew that to be successful, I had to grow faster than my company and the industry I was working in. I had just taken the top human resources (HR) job for one of the fastest-growing business units in a global technology solutions company. I was joining HR after a career in research and development so my learning curve was steep.
I had to set myself on a growth path to learn and lead . . . ahead of the business. And, this business was destined to grow from $1 billion in revenue to $9 billion in revenue over four years – all organically. So, needless to say, I had to get busy. In the end we had great success, and I emerged four years later a better leader. How did I do it?…