Three components of strong leadership

Leaders run a high risk of burnout as they move from one real-world challenge to the next.

Stay strong by realizing that you need to continually learn and grow in three key areas:
  1. Mindfulness. Stay alert for new ideas, from other people and yourself. One good way: Keep a journal.

  2. Hope. Keep envisioning—and talking about—a brighter future.

  3. Compassion. Cultivate your ability to uncover people’s personal goals and visions, in addition to their ideas.
—Adapted from Resonant Leadership, Richard Boyatzis and Annie McKee, Harvard Business School Press.