A great leader understands the best thing they can do to get promoted or take on more for the organization is to have someone on their team ready to take their spot. Great leaders are A players. So, of course they are excited about the idea of having their back-up on the team. If you don’t have a process for it, just ask your leaders if they have their back-up on their team? Then watch how they react to the answer. Then decide what you’re going to do about it.

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