Accept the Call of Exceptional Leadership
I had my leadership crisis about twenty-five years ago.
It occurred when I was a leader in a division of Xerox at the height of its powers. The pressures on me were enormous, both from the managers and stakeholders above and around me and from my team of people, who expected my guidance, protection, and help with their own advancements.
In addition to working to help my team achieve a large list of goals and deadlines, I was also leading multiple cross-organizational task forces. The days were long. I accomplished ...