Advancing for Leaders in the Middle
Working in the middle is tough.
Your boss has priorities. Your direct reports have questions. Peers and colleagues may be asking for your help.
In your career, you reached this position by working hard and helping others. However, you may need more to keep advancing.
Often people find themselves taking on more work and trying to play the middle man between the competing priorities that exist within the organizational structure. They perceive what’s going on in the organizational system as being personally motivated as opposed to the way the system operates, Lisa Sinclair, CCL’s Senior Faculty and Portfolio Manager for the Americas.
You may feel pulled personally in a dozen directions, yet the truth is that’s often the system — you just happen to be in the middle of it…Continue Reading >>