5 Ways to Be More Than Just an Expert – and Be the Boss (Working Mother)
By Dr. Wanda Wallace
Today’s knowledge-based economy means most organizations are packed full of experts: risk experts, legal experts, market experts, finance experts, project management experts and so on. Many of these experts are women who are driven to get the job done and let the results speak for themselves.
But such expertise can be a surprising limitation when it comes to promotion time. That’s because taking on a leadership role often means having to manage people who know more than you do—a change that can cause experts to stumble as they transition into leadership positions.