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Leadership

I must admit, I sometimes overreact. Especially when a perceived injustice has been done. Thankfully, only those closest to me have ever seen it.
We often talk about our careers, our responsibilities, our duties — but what about our purpose?  Why do we do what we do? The answer to this question can change the way you lead an organization.
It seems we’ve been going through an era of apologies on a grand scale with so many large corporations apologizing for misleading consumers. I am certain, like many consumers, you appreciate when someone who has offended you offers an apology.
Do you ever wake up in the morning with a sense of dread? Does your mind race as you think about your hectic schedule, your family obligations and all those deadlines and conflicts at work?   
Have you ever thought about quitting your job? Just packing up and walking out because you see no clear career path, you’ve had enough dysfunction or because your dream was ready to burst out? I have — and I did.
As women advance their careers, a coveted promotion often brings with it the immediate challenge of leading a team of people who, until that moment, were peers. The challenge: acting and accepting yourself as "the boss” so that your colleagues will too, experts say.