APPRECIATING YOUR REAL SELF
Seeing the Whole Picture
JILL HU HAD JUST BEEN NAMED Vice President of consumer relations for a Fortune 100 apparel company.1 She was excited by the opportunity to take her leadership to a new level. The challenges were real—the matrix structure was complex and the relational landscape complicated. Jill was eager and confident, but like most people facing a big change, she was just a bit anxious about the new role. Could she hit the ground running? Could she do the job without compromising her family life? She loved being a mother and wife, and she didn’t want these roles to suffer as she took on new responsibilities.
We met Jill on a sunny afternoon in Miami, Florida, a few weeks later. She described her ...
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