A leader's time is becoming fragmented as never before. Incorporating new processes and technology. Increased matrix-team involvement. Dealing with the demands of an ever-increasing competitive landscape. The list goes on. Where then does coaching one's team members come into play?
Most of us find our motivation and passion lacking at some point in our jobs. It's normal. But when this situation lingers and you find yourself feeling stuck and hopeless, it's time to take a deeper look.
In my own life and as a professional coach, these 5 culprits continually make an appearance when motivation wanes.
In a past article, I wrote about the influence judgment can have over our ability to lead. To judge is human. As emotional beings judgment is, if nothing else, an emotional response to our environment. On a deeper level, it's a protective mechanism.