You feel it sometimes, even often. The expectation that you need to be the strong one. The balanced one. The calm one. To be the rock in the storm. Each time you’re the voice of reason in times of conflict or change, or have to give difficult feedback, or to make a painful decision, or to lead others once again through uncertainty, you feel it.
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?