Leadership loneliness is a phenomenon felt by many leaders both in the boardroom and on the front line, and while many leaders have not managed to avoid loneliness and isolation, it is possible. Through, Leaders Don’t Have to Be Lonely: Eliminate the Loneliness and Lead Like A Coach, new managers learn the three most common reasons why they are likely to experience the pain of loneliness and isolation: their own behavior, technology and because employees do not talk to them.
The good news is, new managers can avoid the experience by relinquishing the command and control style of leadership and become a coaching-leader, by building relationships instead. Leaders Don’t Have to be Lonely informs the reader of what it takes to lead with the intent to coach. It provides a coaching model which will assist employees in improving performance and reaching goals, while also helping the leader build the necessary relationships to feel purposeful, to build learning organizations, and to eliminate loneliness.