Opinion: Bypass the Career Ladder
The term “future leader” is frequently used to describe those with the potential to lead, but not quite yet. New grads entering the workforce, or individuals with one or two years of experience under their belts, seem destined to spend the next 10 years of their lives developing basic skills and climbing — slowly, inexorably — the rungs of their chosen career ladder. So what if you don’t want to spend years of your life preparing to be a leader? Simple: You don’t have to.
... Meryl Draper is an account director in Bangalore, India. She is a 2011 McGill graduate with a BA in international development and management. This article was written with the help of Prof. Karl Moore, one of Meryl’s mentors in McGill’s Desautels Faculty of Management.
Read full article: The Province, September 3, 2013