How to be seen as a leader; accept responsibility

Peter’s CEO lost the plot, and the board had moved to replace him. Peter and the rest of the leadership team also lost their focus. Staff morale hit rock bottom and the performance of the business was suffering. Everyone waited for someone else to do something. Peter stepped up and challenged the leadership team to turn things around while they searched for a new CEO.

He took a personal decision to lead without any formal authority. People responded well to his leadership though and got back into action instead of observing the train wreck around them.… Read more