If managers fail to see the potential of an employee, and instead try to mold them to fit their own ideals, they’re going to end up disappointed, says Anthony Guerra, who draws parallels between leadership and parenting.
The key isn’t to suffer through the difficult, dreaded tasks we all face – or to ignore them. Rather, we need to find a way to make them manageable by making allies, says Anthony Guerra.
Of all the qualities required of a great leader, perhaps the most important is the willingness to persevere through the most difficult circumstances, says Anthony Guerra, who shares some history lessons.
There’s nothing wrong with having a Type A, “go-getter” personality – in fact, it can be quite beneficial. The problem is when we undervalue those with a more laid-back view, says Kate Gamble.
Whether you’re in the business of providing care or serving meals, there’s no rule against branching out from your area of specialty – as long as it’s done slowly, thoughtfully and deliberately, says Anthony Guerra.