Navigating a leadership role can be lonely—here are some tips
Earning your first role in leadership may seem exciting in the beginning but it can be challenging once you dig a little deeper on the job. But if you learn how to build the right team to assist you with meeting the company’s mission and goals, you’ll be set up for success in no time with people who are willing to back each other up during the decision-making process. And that’s a big win for all.
In addition to having reliable staff to stand by your side, often what is most needed is the time to reflect inwardly by yourself—so you can think things through, or seek knowledge from a close colleague, a mentor on paper, or through an established personal network that will keep you motivated when times get tough.
Below are some go-to leadership resources that a panel of Fast Company Executive Board members have found useful, whether you’re a seasoned C-Suite executive, newly appointed team leader, or in the launching phase of building your own start-up.Read the full article