Today’s post is written by my friend and fellow leader, Rachael Bodie. Thanks for the great advice, Rachael!
Leaders are often faced with roles that require us to work in less-than-dream positions or with frustrating team members. This is a challenge worth discussing since it is part of the leadership journey. No matter what level we reach, these challenges, particularly the people challenges, will continue to surface. So, what do we do? How do we get through these times without pulling our hair out or just quitting and finding a new opportunity?
Not to oversimplify it, but I believe we essentially have two choices about what to do: We can focus on what we can control or on what we can’t. (more…)