Strong leadership skills are not developed overnight. They take time to cultivate. It can be years, sometimes decades, before we truly feel comfortable taking a seat at the leadership table.
I’ve often been asked what my secret to success is. My response is usually this: There is no single secret. In fact, there are many. By engaging with professional peers, we can discuss and share insights about what works and what doesn’t in taking more challenging roles.
- Cultivate work-life balance. While becoming a workaholic may present itself as a path to advancement, it is often not the most effective one. Maintaining a healthy work-life balance allows you to be more productive professionally and more present in your personal life.