A Note From Rene’
As a leader, do you embrace vulnerability? Do you think of vulnerability as a strength? I do! I’ve included an article in this issue that elaborates on how to leverage being vulnerable.
I know it’s hard to believe that summer is coming to an end, but sadly, it is. I hope you’ve taken the time to spend with your loved ones. As always, if I can answer any questions or be of any assistance, please reach out.
How to Build Confidence About Showing Vulnerability
Fabian was feeling anxious as he left the leadership training course. He knew what he had to do, and yet he didn’t know how to actually do it.
Fabian had been promoted up through the ranks of a global construction firm, starting in 1994 out of his university as part of a rotational management program. There, he learned that the best leaders demand operational efficiency and perfection out of their teams. Across his career, he tried to emulate the people who rose into leadership by acting like “the smartest person in the room.” Read More…
What to Do If Your Team Doesn’t Want to Go Back to the Office
As the pandemic continues, there are growing tensions at organizations where
employees who have been working from home are now expected to come into reopened offices. Many knowledge workers — who have happily shed their commutes, decreased their interaction with difficult colleagues, and let go of other frustrations of the office — relish the freedom, flexibility, and the increased productivity of working from home. But some senior leaders – who may not have confidence in their own ability to manage remote workers — aren’t necessarily on the same page. Read More…