<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=280235315724709&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">

Leadership Development

Pop Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Emerging Leaders?

Your Emerging Leaders

3 Things You Need to Know About the People Who Will Lead Your Company Into the Future

Think you could pick your emerging leaders out of a crowd?


An emerging leader is (select the best answer):

  1. A person working in your organization who was born sometime between the early 1980s and 2000
  2. A person who was born between the early 1980s and 2000 and has been through some form of management training
  3. A person born sometime between the early 1980s and 2000 OR between 1965 and the early 1980s and is an individual contributor
  4. Anyone born at all, during any year, working in your organization and who has yet to lead

(The correct answer is d!)

3 Things You Need to Know

  1. Emerging leaders are “high-potential” individuals, at any age.
  2. Emerging leaders are often Millennials, but they can be Gen X, too (and Baby Boomers for that matter).
  3. Emerging leaders could have a role as manager/team leader/project leader role OR they could be in an individual contributor role today.

The people we’re talking about—emerging leaders—have been given increasing levels of responsibility and influence in organizations and are the very people who will be running your company tomorrow.

How to Succeed With Emerging Leaders Download


Beth Bates

Beth Bates Beth is a writer, editor, and leadership enthusiast.