Michael came out of the meeting with Lynda shaking his head. “Maybe it’s just a silo thing,” he thought, figuring that Linda and her department were being overprotective and unwilling to communicate openly with other departments. Deep down, though, he knew the truth: there had always been tension between himself and Lynda. Even though they both believed they had enough leadership skills to reach being C-level executives (although Michael secretly thought Linda was a bit of a B), working together was becoming increasingly difficult.
There are Leaders with Deficiencies, there are also Deficient Leaders, don’t mistake one for the other!
Over the last little while, I’ve been sharing with you a personal and professional leadership series, I trust that you have found these lessons stimulating and valuable.
Okay, let’s dive right into it… There’s a good chance at one point or another you have had the misfortune of having to deal with a leader who was to put it NOT so delicately deficient, ( at least in leadership skills).
Paula had let go of what others said she should have kept, and had kept what others said she should let go of. She understood that everyone had an opinion, and they were entitled to it, However, her position was and is to Be a Leader!
Paula has always been a visionary, and that by its very nature will often make others uncomfortable. Looking at her you would never know that those oppositions bothered her because for the most part, it didn’t…