What is a hero? It is a person admired for their courage and their outstanding achievements. It’s someone who fights through their fear and accepts a challenge to achieve a worthy goal(s).
We are a bit obsessed with heroes in the USA. According to IMDB.com (Internet Movie Database) there have been 86 superhero movies in the past 40 years (1978 to present day).
In the workplace the manager is often seen as a hero. He/she is an all knowing being who solves problems faster than a speeding bullet. Seeing our managers as heroes is unfortunate. They are not superhuman. However, it is useful to see a courageous leader serve others by providing effective feedback because that skill provides individuals with development opportunities and leads to employee engagement…READ MORE