Several months ago, the Coaching Forum began the first of an occasional series about leadership blind spots. That column focused on unhelpful managerial practices that leaders may unconsciously adopt and perpetuate.
This column is devoted to personal blind spots or “areas in which one inadvertently fails to exercise judgment or discrimination,” as Webster’s Dictionary defines them. It is dedicated to a nurse leader who recently shared her concern about the group of managers who report to her. Katie is frustrated by the actions of several members of her otherwise high-performing nurse manager team. Some of these managers generously contribute their time and efforts to create high quality team events, even when they are discretionary. They volunteer to find appropriate settings, prepare food, and otherwise do what it takes to coordinate their group functions…Read The Full Article