You may have already noticed that you pay a price for success and leadership, don’t you !
In a recent coaching call with my client who manages 100’s of employees, it hit her like a ton of bricks how alone she felt at work. So many meetings in a day, surrounded by people (virtually ) and yet no one to really consult with or talk to.. Adding the pressures of a female leader in a male dominated environment, she felt quite alone in her decision making process.
She’s not alone. I have observed that leaders have fewer people to talk to when things get tough, don’t they !!!
If you’re a high level executive, I am positive you can relate to her story. You work with 100’s of people but no one that you can confidentially share your struggles or even use as a sounding board.
My client and I continued to process what story she was exactly holding on to.
Despite being completely fulfilled in her job, she missed the ability to consult before making big decisions. For her specifically, it came down to fully trusting her decision making abilities.
You may or may not relate to her belief, but there’s always a story or a belief behind any struggle, isn’t there. So, if you’re struggling with feeling lonely, my invitation to you is to dive deeper into what exactly is causing those feelings.
Here’s my 3 part recommendation to leaders who feel alone.
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