No leader wants to be regarded as out of touch with the issues affecting their workforce. Similarly no politician wants to be viewed as out of sync with their electorate. They’d rather be seen as having their finger on the pulse.
At CLE Consulting we often work with leaders and individuals who find themselves embroiled in conflict. Our role is not just to help clients extricate themselves from these conflicts, but to learn from them.
As a coach I find one of the biggest challenges leaders face is knowing how to relate to the power and authority that comes with their role.
As 2013 comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on the events that had a significant influence on me this year.