Everything you were taught about career paths was wrong
Keep in mind that there's no such thing as a perfect leader. It often means recognizing and learning from the strengths and weaknesses of whoever your leaders are and translating it into skills you can use in the future.
In truth, no one is good at everything. Some people are amazing leaders, and others are smart and creative but terrible at managing people.
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Divergent and dissident people are the key to growth and innovation. However, some leaders demonize the people who raise a problem instead of solving the problem that is raised.
Disruption, change, or growth is often the cause for the issues becoming uncomfortable.
Ask if management/key status reports explicitly name open issues that could significantly affect the future of the business?
Remind yourself that as uncomfortable as it is, when you no longer have answers, you get to start building what comes next.
Define the processes to work on gaps to solve difficult problems all the time. The fast market dynamic requires constant learners, adapting and growing and trying new things.
Study what percent of your time is spent working on bigger critical issues that seem unsolvable.
Find out if your performance evaluation is according to what you understand. Identify your goals and key performance indicators with your manager, and discuss accordingly.
Ask for feedback, learn from it and adjust your performance (or behavior) according to the areas of improvement that you get to know from others.
Example: After giving a presentation, talk about what went well and ask if there is something that you could have done better.
Keeping a journal with a record of your learnings and feedback (areas of improvement) can keep us on the right path, and speed up our progress, and learning too.
Listing out 5 or 10 areas of improvement and tracking the progress in weekly or monthly reviews is a great way to develop your career.
An oversimplified understanding of what it means to be transparent can prevent your growth and limit your influence. When we feel out of our comfort zone, we can often use authenti...
There are two ways in which leaders develop their personal styles: