How to Rapidly Grow From Team Lead to Rising Leader

by Jason Evanish, CEO Get Lighthouse, Inc.

How do you step away from micro-managing people and start taking on the bigger responsibilities as rising leader?

Jeremy Brown has an unconventional career path. While he started as an engineer, he took detours in sales, motorcycling and starting a business in Cameroon, before ultimately becoming a CTO. 

From Team Lead to Rising Leader

In Episode #15 of Creating High Performing Teams, we look at how Jeremy’s career unfolded, and what he learned along the way that prepared him for success as a CTO. We also get his advice for how you can level up and thrive at each step in your career from IC to Manager to Manager of Managers to Executive.

Listen to our episode on growing from team lead to a rising leader:

Show Notes:

Key actions for you to take to become a rising leader:

  1. Repeat yourself more than you think you need to, in a variety of ways.
    1. Repeating yourself as a leader is key to instilling key ideas and concepts into your team. Learn more about the Power of Repetition here
  2. Be sure to praise your team when they do the right things
    1. Learn to thank your team and give praise in a variety of ways to motivate your team you can learn about here. 

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Jason Evanish

Jason Evanish

As the founder and CEO of Get Lighthouse, Inc, Jason and the Lighthouse team have helped managers grow their leadership skills in dozens of countries around the world. They’ve worked with a variety of companies from non-profits to high growth startups, and government organizations to well known, publicly traded companies. Jason has also been featured in publications including NPR, the Wall Street Journal, and Fast Company.

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