How I Learned to Love KPIs

Earlier this year, my company began to apply metrics to analyze the performance of its employees. They called it KPI, or key personal indicators. It was our Human Resource department’s way of welcoming us to the organization’s new upper management...

Brennan adds that many executive positions today ask for a combination of leadership and management skills, but it is important for the security professional to clearly understand the differences between them.

Because management skill sets are so broad, it is tempting to settle into a managerial comfort zone that you have emulated or are already comfortable with. However, for that evolution from manager to inspirational leader to happen, it is wise to analyze your skills in all areas of management, then challenge yourself to improve in each one.