Almost every leader experiences the same dilemma: are they pushing people too hard to get things done or are they too soft and empathetic such that people don’t perform up to par. This is Joseph Folkman’s Harvard Business Review article from May 2022 that I found quite provocative — it suggests that balance is in order… how to achieve that balance is the big question.

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I hope this is useful to you and of course, I would be delighted to discuss it at your convenience.  Please let me know what you think: Email me.