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Be careful, tenure at the top can be brief

As any CEO knows, tenure at the top can be brief. It’s not uncommon for a CEO to be in place for only a few years before circumstances – from an earnings disappointment to a need to pursue another strategic direction – results in a management shakeup.

Comebacks Redmond & Crisafulli p. 37

Before you accept top roles of leadership be sure you are ready for the political challenges. Often it is a change of fit, not performance, that leads to a transition.