Source |Hbr. org | BY:Tony Schwartz
For years, when I spoke with CEOs or senior leaders, it was because they were interested in how my consulting firm could help their employees become more engaged, or innovative, or sustainably high-performing. During the past year – and especially the past six months – I’ve been hearing a different and much more personal initial question: “Can you help me better manage my own life?”
Consider the challenges that modern corporate leaders — and especially CEOs — now face, in addition to running their companies every day:
- A high likelihood that the company they run has a business model that is being
- seriously disrupted, most often as a result of technology.
- A far more vocal and influential group of stakeholders, including employees, customers, and the public at large, all emboldened by their access to social media and by the speed at which their opinions can go viral.
- A highly volatile political climate that has prompted fear and uncertainty both inside and outside companies. Readon….