Here’s a compelling article from Inc. It’s called A High Performer Will Not Always Become a Great Manager, and Companies Need to Get Rid of This Tired Career Progression.
In it, Robert Glazer shares some fascinating advice. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
While it seems like a natural career progression, transitioning a person into a management role is asking them to do an entirely different type of job. It means shifting from being valued based on your individual production, to being evaluated on how you develop a team and lead others. A person can be talented, hard-working and have a great attitude, but they may not have the talent or desire to be a leader.
Have a look at the complete article for more insights