“So how can you find the right leader? Well, you can start by asking one simple question, “Tell me about the last person you fired.” Of all the ways I interviewed executive candidates, this question and the discussion that followed proved to be the strongest indicator of the candidate’s leadership ability.” (The interview question that reveals a true leader – M.Barros at Inc.com)
Great leaders must prove themselves on the hardest times. Firing someone is one of the toughest moments where a leader can be.
Keeping a great team running without having to make adjustments every now and then is impossible, so your new leader should be prepared to manage the process.
So let yourself find out how your potential new great leader behaved on such a hard situation.