When your passion becomes work, you run the risk of dimming your fire just a little, then a little more, then you begin to fatigue. When your job also includes high amounts of stress – that fire is in danger of going out completely.
In my humble opinion, leadership means you absolutely must take an active and genuine interest in your people. People can smell a phony from far away. But sincerity is always heard at an emotional level even if the feedback is unwelcome, constructive, or challenging. This is especially true with technology-oriented organizations where pragmatism and cynicism are often conflated and trust must universally be earned. \Mm
Was it really a bad day? or….
The Oasis within is a very quick read and if you really haven’t explored some of these concepts in yourself probably well worth the short time to cover. Think of it as a compact, parent-free, sneaky life lessons delivery system for younger adults.