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Becoming the Boss - New Rules for the Next Generation of Leaders by Lindsey Pollak

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CHAPTER 8

Grow

Getting Better, Falling with Style, and Truly Changing the World

As I mentioned early on, my goal in this book has been to share everything I possibly could about being a young leader today. As we approach the end of these pages, I sincerely hope you are not feeling overwhelmed.

So let’s return to where we began: you. I’ve found that when leaders, particularly new ones, become overwhelmed by their responsibilities (or simply overworked), they tend to lose sight of their own career and personal development. For previous generations of leaders this was probably okay; you could simply do your job and tread water for a while before preparing for your next big career step. But that’s not an option anymore. In our fast-changing times, ...

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