Many young professionals and MBA students desire to become a CEO. What stands out is the mindset to want to lead.
Many aspirants want to have an impact. They desire to make a real and tangible difference in the world. They see business as a vehicle for impact, and the role of a CEO as a destination for creating change.
If you long to create an impact and aspire to lead an organisation, consider what it takes to lead thousands of employees and be great at it.
Consider in which pathway your potential leadership impact lies.
People who are naturally drawn to this instinctively rethink systems, processes, and reporting structures. They have a fixer mindset and can persuade and motivate others to exceed expectations.
These leaders start this pathway by identifying purpose-driven leaders, reading their books, watching their speeches and videos. They notice how they frame problems and tell stories.