Remove the barriers to becoming anything you dream you can be. Just remove them. Wouldn’t it be nice if it were as easy as reading those words. In reality, it takes attention, willingness to change and a desire to get better (even if you’re not sick).
Top executives, business owners, professional athletes, celebrities, and politicians all have teams that help hone natural aptitudes and learned skills. On top of that, their support systems hold them accountable for achieving their best. Simply put, the best of the best don’t reach the top alone.
The Gender – Leadership Gap
Why is it that there are fewer female leaders than a male? While it can’t be ignored that gender equality has improved over time, we’re still a ways from true equality in the workplace. “Patriarchy is the psychopath of society”.
My client, sitting across the desk at an accounting firm, laughed. They had just finished describing the challenges they were having keeping up with clients who were missing deadlines and/or submitting documents at the last minute, had unreasonable expectations and were, in their words, “high maintenance.”
“Well, that would be great,” they said in disbelief. And then I asked them one of my favorite questions: “How often, and how well, does your team multitask?”