Leadership Perspectives

Overwhelming workload

Coping with overwhelm? Keep learning.

Ever watch what happens as the workload keeps building, complexity keeps increasing, and leaders try to cope by working harder and faster? Work hours extend and anxiety levels rise, but productivity does not necessarily increase as leaders frantically attempt to simply keep up. Hard work is not a bad thing. Sometimes we need to work […]

Want success? Don’t try to go it alone.

We’ve all heard that “It’s lonely at the top.”  Indeed, it can be lonely no matter where you are in the organizational structure.  But it seems that leaders – whether leading organizations, departments, or single projects – often feel that the onus is on them to tough it out alone. They have to be smart […]

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