Wright insists that it is all about leadership. And if you are prepared and educated enough to know your company’s mission and departmental interactions, you can lead anywhere in the organization. He says you are leading when you are lightening your boss’s load. It is a matter of you completing, not competing their roles.
"You need to influence the influencers. If you add value and you demonstrate strong leadership, there is little selling needed. Develop a framework for a standardized, sustainable, continuously improving organization, with small continuing and incremental improvement each day. That will create a mindset for success," Wright added.