I want to see more women challenging themselves and testing their mettle. When they do, companies prosper: Fortune 500 firms with the best track records in raising women to prominent positions are significantly more profitable than average.
You cannot shake that feeling that something is going on at work. And that something seems to have a lot to do with you. Your radar is up and it has you assuming the worst -- that your job may be on the line. You cannot ignore your spidey-sense, because it often proves to be right.
The essence of coaching lies in helping others and unlocking their potential. But I'm sure you're already committed to being helpful, and that hasn't led to your coaching more often. So let's look at why coaching others helps you.
The year was 2014 and I had just turned twenty eight. Having already been in the workforce for seven years I had a good sense of what I enjoyed and what I was good at. And my job wasn't offering me the space I desired to learn more.
Our job and the job of our tech consultants that we contract out to the world's best and most innovative companies, is to shoot straight. This often requires addressing issues and problems that people would rather leave uncovered.
Adding tasks doesn't expand the brain's capacity; it only increases its cognitive load, or the amount of mental effort it must put out. By multitasking we are reducing the attention we give to each thing.
Our corporate cultures rarely take kindly to quitters, let alone celebrate them. And while counterintuitive at first blush, the competency of quitting is key to managing with agility. We absolutely need more quitters -- and cultures of quitting -- to best run our businesses.