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Mid-career Leadership Is Harder Than You Ever Expected

Middle age woman mid-career leader

My work with leaders has convinced me how immensely difficult is to get leadership right. Leading other people is really, really hard. Indeed, the sheer glut of leadership books may be the best evidence of how hard

Leaders See Opportunities Not Problems

Real leaders view challenging situations as opportunities, not problems. Instead of injecting people with fear, they navigate them towards opportunities, inspiring them with excitement and hope. Finding opportunities for others means letting go of

Coach Havlik says, “Leadership IS Hard!”

Man sitting in conference room on top level of office building

I can’t imagine anyone who has ever been in a supervisory role arguing against that statement. The expectations that come with being the boss are huge! Some people excel when they’re in charge, many others fail. And why do they fail? Mainly