THROUGHOUT MY CAREER, I’ve been fortunate to work for some great leaders. Although each had a different style, they had one particular quality in common—they were all relentlessly focused on continuous learning. These leaders challenged me, gave me opportunities to grow, and provided the feedback I needed to keep improving. They were actively engaged in my development, taught me the business, mentored me, and pushed me to mature as a leader. Even more impressive was their commitment to their own development. These leaders were constantly working on their leadership; they were willing to admit that they didn’t know everything and cared about how they were showing up as a leader. I loved working for these people.

I’ve also worked for my ...

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