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Why Capable People Are Reluctant to Lead

Mitigating Risk: Proactive Steps For Managers

  1. Be extra supportive of the fragile, risk-sensitive colleagues. Seek their input and publicly praise them for their team efforts.
  2. Relationship conflicts, differences of opinions, values or personality issues and the perception that comes with it needs to be managed before they escalate.
  3. Make the would-be leaders take up small, low-stakes opportunities and let them take baby steps towards higher-visibility roles once they gain confidence and build a reputation.

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