Looking to Make a Leadership Leap? 4 Tips for Considering Your Next Career Steps.


BRIAN BILLINGSLEY CONTRIBUTOR CEO of Klarna North America“If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, you don’t ask what seat. You just get on.” As Eric Schmidt once told Sheryl Sandberg when she debated whether or not to join Google, the decision should be that simple.

Every leader will reach a point when an attractive career opportunity looms on the horizon. When you’re in a comfortable space, your salary is good and you enjoy your work and colleagues, how do you know when it’s the right time to take on a new role? Or whether you’ve found yourrocket ship?

I had to ask myself these questions before I made the move to my current position as CEO for the North American division of Klarna, a Swedish e-payments company. I know I made the right decision — and I learned a few important lessons along the way.

1. Get familiar with your inner leader

What makes you excited for work? It’s time to assess and be honest with yourself about what really makes you tick, and let that be your guide.

I’d worked for very established organizations that, because of their size and stature, typically operated at a slower pace than I was interested in. I was ultimately looking for a fast-paced environment where I had control over the strategy and execution — and I’d have only myself to hold accountable for failures and successes.

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