Leaders who are on the fast track know what it’s like to have to “scale” when they’re promoted. They may go from managing an organization with a few people to managing hundreds in the blink of an eye. They may not know how to scale the relationships that are most important to their success.
Your ability to maintain relationships is key to success in the new position, of course; and you also must be able to scale connections with people in your organization (and make time to develop important stakeholder relationships outside the organization). What worked in your previous situation with a much smaller group may not work now to assure important connections.
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