Why leaders shouldn't aim to be irreplaceable

04/26/2013 | SmartBrief/SmartBlog on Leadership

Midlevel leaders often like to think of themselves as irreplaceable, but that's a big mistake, writes Dan McCarthy. Irreplaceable managers don't get promoted, because there's nobody to take over their job. If you want to climb the ladder, McCarthy writes, it's better to groom your successor long before they're needed.

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