The past year forced many of us to rethink our fundamental beliefs about work, leadership, and culture.
In the complicated year that was 2021, plenty of well-worn wisdom and familiar lines about what it takes to be an effective leader faced a reckoning.
Look on the bright side? Well, not always. Buck up and be resilient? It’s not that simple. We’ll see you back in the office soon? Not so fast.
As the pandemic stretched into its second year, leaders found themselves grappling with a need to shift from crisis-management mode to more-stable footing. Guiding their workplaces into a differently shaped world meant looking for new leadership approaches, new takes on familiar management advice, and a willingness to leave behind what no longer worked.
The following list of my most-popular blog posts of 2021 reflects this need to rethink what we thought we knew.
As you reflect on 2021, in what ways did you do a rethink about your leadership role? Let me know.
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