Photo by Tim Gouw: https://www.pexels.com/photo/man-in-white-shirt-using-macbook-pro-52608/ As a college student, I worked hard through school. I took on a large credit load so I could graduate early and worked between 40-50 hours each week. I worked so hard I burned myself out, and by my last semester I was skipping classes, working 10-12 hours each week, [...]
Photo by Engin Akyurt: https://www.pexels.com/photo/black-and-white-dartboard-1552617/ “100%” There was a gold star on the top of the page and the two “0s” had little dots in them with a smile drawn underneath them. It was a 100% smiley face. That’s how well I did on my second grade math test. I snap out of the memory [...]
In these moments of conflict, a leader rises to guide the way, picking the restaurant and allotting funding, hopefully inviting participation in the discussion, weighing each option wisely with data, and then making "the right call." But it isn't ever that simple.