𝘛𝘰𝘥𝘢𝘺 𝘸𝘢𝘴 𝘢 𝘩𝘦𝘢𝘷𝘺 𝘥𝘢𝘺 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘰𝘴𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘦𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘯𝘦𝘸𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘺 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦 𝘭𝘢𝘪𝘥 𝘰𝘧𝘧 𝘕𝘖𝘛 𝘥𝘶𝘦 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘯𝘰𝘳 𝘴𝘬𝘪𝘭𝘭𝘴𝘦𝘵 𝘣𝘶𝘵 𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘢𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘧 𝘥𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘐 𝘮𝘢𝘥𝘦. 𝘐 𝘱𝘦𝘳𝘴𝘰𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘺 𝘷𝘰𝘶𝘤𝘩 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘦𝘰𝘱𝘭𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘤𝘢𝘯 𝘵𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘵𝘩𝘦𝘪𝘳 𝘴𝘱𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘧𝘪𝘤 𝘤𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘣𝘶𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘱𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘯𝘵𝘪𝘢𝘭. 𝘐𝘧 𝘺𝘰𝘶’𝘳𝘦 𝘪𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘩𝘪𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘰𝘸𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘰𝘴𝘪𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴, 𝘱𝘭𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘱𝘮 𝘮𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘐 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘱𝘶𝘵 𝘺𝘰𝘶 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘰𝘶𝘤𝘩. 𝘛𝘩𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘺𝘰𝘶.
Stress is real. Tears are a healthy coping mechanism. And had the crying CEO* consulted me, I would have said “make it short and sweet and NOT about you”. And we would have worked on executing a message like the above. Then working through business strategies to maximize effectiveness as a leader.
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