One of the key roles of a CEO in these times. Become a Coach to your senior management team.
....doesn’t require a CEO to become an armchair psychotherapist, but it does require engaging team members on an emotional level. As leadership-development expert Donald Novak puts it, “helping executives verbalize their emotions and acknowledge their validity can allow them to move past fear and become more productive.” Putting fear on the table, so to speak, helps get it out of the way.
Click here to read the original article from Derek Dean - a director in McKinsey’s San Francisco office.