This article is for all leadership and management. It is the “I understand” and “you are not alone” that all need periodically. AND, I defy anyone in one of these positions, for even the smallest time, to deny “been there and done that”.
Excerpt: But here is what I have discovered in my subsequent 25 years of leadership experience: leadership is, as much as anything, an emotional adventure.
If you want to be a powerful leader, you have to become familiar with the sweat-inducing, anxiety-producing, adrenaline-generating emotions of being lost while people are following you. Because that is, as often as not, the emotion of leadership.
One of the defining characteristics of strong leaders is their ability to endure uncertainty and ambiguity.
Read full article via The Emotional Adventure of Leadership – Peter Bregman – Harvard Business Review.