For better or worse, it’s ultimately the people at the top who determine the culture, direction, and values of a company, says Anthony Guerra, who talks about the dangers of toxic and absentee leadership.
Although it’s undoubtedly frustrating, being passed up for a promotion – or worse, being let go – presents a tremendous professional growth opportunity, as long as you’re willing to ask yourself some questions, says CIO Sheryl Sypek.
Having an establishing set of core values not only helps ensure all team members are working toward a common goal; it also aids in creating “a culture of accountability,” says CIO Michael Saad.
The keys to success with any confrontation is to view it more as a discussion, according to our expert panelists. In a recent webinar, they provided useful tips on how to approach these critical situations.
When you’re down, don’t compare yourself with those at the top of their game.