As organizations face added pressures to do more with even less, the need arises for leaders who bring a spirit of entrepreneurship, a passion for ingenuity, and a heavy dose of enthusiasm, says Sarah Richardson.
One of the key mistakes leaders make? Focusing only on the non-human elements of the job, says Sarah Richardson. “We must choose to embrace, invest heavily in, and take deliberate action to get to know our people in a meaningful way.”
More often than not, the primary root cause of two people finding themselves at odds can be attributed to poor expectation setting, says Sarah Richardson, who offers advice on how to alleviate – or even prevent – such situations.
Enlisting a career coach can be extremely beneficial, as long as participants are willing to learn, and coaches are equipped to ask guiding questions, listen, and build a connection, according to Sarah Richardson.
Building knowledge is a good reason to participate in Boot Camp – but it’s not the only one, says Sarah Richardson, who says “it may also become a springboard for opportunities you had never previously considered.”