Can you recognise yourself?
Hyper-Achiever is a person who is highly focused on external success, leading to unsustainable workaholic tendencies and loss of touch with his/her deeper emotional and relationship needs according to Shirzad Chamine author of the Positive Intelligence. Their self-respect and self-validation very much depends on constant performance and achievements. They are in a constant doing mode.
The price of avoiding difficult conversations
Some leaders tend to soften their message. While others dump their reaction on others saying whatever is on their mind, thinking they are talking straight. Both are wrong. ‘Talking straight responsibly’ – with the emphasis on the word responsibly – is not a freedom to say whatever you feel. It requires that you be authentic, emotionally honest, and accountable for what you say and how it impacts others.
The 21st century world of work is “not a place for wimps”
What actually happens when your drivers overshoot or when you offer too much of your strength competence and you find yourself acting out the shadow side of leadership?