My leadership style has always been more big-sister than tyrant, which has helped me build powerful, long-standing relationships with both direct reports and clients. It’s also enabled me to build multiple high-performance millennial teams optimized for revenue, long-term efficiency, and agility.Read More
I find that I am almost always emotionally attached to my work. I know that this isn’t always a bad thing, but I’m lacking balance when it comes to my emotional attachment versus getting the job done well and efficiently. I have a hard time relinquishing control on certain matters, which makes it hard for me to delegate. And, when the work is not perceived well, the blow feels that much worse. How do I find a balance where I can put my all into my work while still being able to delegate and take criticism well?
I worked really hard on a project and my boss was unhappy with the result. She decided to go with a different direction, which means my team and I have to start over. I feel like I failed and the blow to my ego has been difficult to handle. I don’t like disappointing people. I notice myself feeling less confident as we move forward with this project and even in my daily interactions at work. How do I rebuild my confidence at work and learn to pull away some of those attachments/emotions?
As the world of work continues to change, leaders need to keep up with the expectations of high performers in order to retain their top talent. In a recent article published on the LinkedIn Learning Blog, writer Paul Petrone seeks out the wisdom of business leaders like Arianna Huffington, Reid Hoffman, Bill George and Ryan Holmes to find out how leaders can keep up with their high performers. One thing they could all agree on is that leaders need to empower their employees.Read More