My business partner and I have been spending a lot of time discussing the good, the bad and the inept leader, especially with our latest book release, SuperSTAR Leadership. Now, all of this is good and intentional. However, I think it’s time (for a moment) we take the spotlight off the not-so-stunning leader and put the employee, maybe you, in the hot seat.
Yes, it’s important to recognize that leaders aren’t always impressive – but, it’s just as important to recognize our role in the relationship. Just because a boss is bad does not give us a good excuse to be a second-rate team member. After all, it’s easy to see what your manager is doing wrong when you think that you’re right. It’s normal to think you’d do it differently (and more successfully), but until you’re in your manager’s shoes, you truly have no idea how you’d handle the role. So right now, take responsibility for your […]