The skills involved in leading an existing set of micro-battles are fun and pretty easy to define. On an 80/20 basis, you’d do pretty well by just staying out of the way of your micro-battle teams. But we’ll be a bit more specific in this blog post. The exam question is, “How do a group of senior incumbent leaders help a micro-battle leader get on with it and win the battle without a lot of interference or second-guessing?” To get this right demands three sets of skills:
- listening and role modeling;
- giving and coaching; and
This ain’t that complicated, so we’ll get through it quickly.