Think about the most tired you’ve ever been at work. It probably wasn’t when you stayed late or came home from a road trip — chances are it was when you had someone looking over your shoulder, watching your each and every move.
Instead of having an answer to every question, the most effective leaders are coaches — people who can guide others to arrive at their own solutions, put them into action, and set goals, says researcher and management consultant Julia Milner.
Strong teams tend to be effective recruiters of new talent. But the stronger the team, the more challenging it can be to integrate new employees — especially great ones.
In a presentation to a group of executive job seekers in transition, a recruiter made the point that after years of reviewing C-level résumés, she had noticed a commonality.
In 2009, then President Barack Obama nominated Timothy Geithner for Secretary of Treasury and Tom Daschle for Secretary of Health and Human Services.
So much about the way we work has changed, but people in all industries and at all levels of their organizations exit jobs the same way: a secretive job search, an awkward conversation with a supervisor