Entries by Cheryl Bryan

The Mask

Do you ever feel like you have to put on a mask when you get to work?

As you move up in an organization, it can be challenging to adjust your behavior without losing yourself. Leaders are expected to fit in with their peers while demonstrating the ability to offer differing opinions. Here are some suggestions for achieving this delicate balance.

Listening Has Value

In our results-oriented world, it is easy to focus on delivering value by doing something. Although we think we’re helping by offering solutions, our spouse, colleague or friend may just want a sympathetic ear or a brainstorming partner.