Leaders are often asked to consider a famous metaphor – that of “looking into the mirror,” to evaluate honestly and objectively their strengths and challenges, and to better find their growth paths as professionals. This self-assessment can help executives evaluate their impact on others as well as give them useful direction on their own self-development
It occurs to me that we’ve lost our way in the world, and we have fewer leaders than we used to have. On the local level, we are blessed with many fine leaders, but are we growing future leaders? Do we have role models for leaders to emulate? What can we do to continue a
No matter how much your entire organization sees a problem person or a behavioral issue, some people are just blind to their own flaws and the impact they have on other people. Frankly, with those people, you may just have to hit them on the head with a sledgehammer, figuratively, to wake them up.
I’m no psychologist, but there may be some people in your organization who professionals might call “passive aggressive.” They’ll agree with you to your face, and then complain about you or disagree with your decisions behind your back. These kinds of people can be a cancer in your organization.
All executives face challenges every day. While some of these issues are easily remedied- others are not. In either case, knowing how to get out of your own way is often the difference between providing solid leadership and confusing an already complicated situation. So what are some of the most common challenges that leaders face