(2) Are you included?
(3) Are you acceptable?
(4) How is your timing?
(1) Are you ready?
ANALYSIS & PREPARATION
THE WILL TO LEAD
Have you built a network, not just of people at your level, but at other levels of the organization (both above and below)?
Do you have a network of experts you can turn to for help (at your current level as well as the next one)?
Has your Rolodex had significant additions month after month?