Steven came reluctantly to the coaching suite. A 15-year manager, he was accustomed to being on top of his facility and making things happen. With a solid production record, Steven provided stable leadership and demonstrated the requisite technical skill. His leadership team had a good mix of talent and worked together with a minimum of fuss. And still, there was that letter…..
#2 in the series
She had worked successfully – and consistently – throughout her life. When she was very young her jobs revolved around the food industry. From food she moved into hospitality and then eventually, sales and service. Lina’s career took her into new cities and states, but she spent her entire career (25+ years) in the south – home sweet home.
#3 in the series
I was floored to find out that an anonymous employee had contacted my boss with some disturbing news. Allegations were made concerning my job performance that I could hardly believe. Poor communicator? No follow through? No way!!! ~ I didn’t get to be a supervisor without being able to handle this stuff. Where were they coming from?
He knew exactly how he got there. Jack’s career path was one that clearly reflected the one his own father chose. He never felt pushed by his dad to follow in his footsteps. In fact, Jack initially pursued another career. But a deep pull toward what would become their mutual vocation rose up within him, and he turned his innate talent and skill toward the path he knew the best. For twenty years it held him.
#5 in the series