This post by Cynthia Kivland (
@WCICoach) Smarter Workplaces: Why High Achievers Flounder via @leadchangegroup describes the potential reasons high achievers may fail. These 8 winning behaviors that make managers successful initially may hamper their ability to become leaders.
- Driven to achieve results
- Highly Motivated
- Addicted to positive feedback
- Passionate about work
- Safe risk takers
Cynthia’s post was inspired by the Harvard Business Review article Managing Yourself: The Paradox of Excellence. Please see both articles linked here to see if you or someone you know might be so successful that they are derailing themselves.