Today, I want to discuss a topic that many leaders struggle with: the decision line of retention vs firing in the case of underperformance and how power influences these moments at work.
Here’s a take on one aspect of power dynamics and firing that maybe you haven’t heard before.
I recently had a conversation with a heart-centered CEO who is grappling with the issue of potentially having to let go of some longtime teammates who’ve been with the company through many stages of growth. The organization has the funds to maintain the headcount, but these teammates are...
Common opinions about expanding our power at work often cite things like getting promoted, gaining decision-making power, getting a raise, expanding your network, and becoming recognized as a leader in your field.
But none of these are foundations of power. They are actually expressions of power.
If you've been here with us at Wayfinding, you'll know we have a more specific, nuanced understanding of power than the average bears out there, and if you're new here—welcome!—and peep that link for your power orientation.
So how do we nurture our foundational...
Sometimes a map gives us a whole new perspective.
Throughout this year, we’ve seen the heart-centered leaders in our community experience enduring shifts in their ability to perceive power after seeing and working with this detailed version of the Wayfinding Power Landscape that we developed in January. This impact is hugely significant since the widespread collective understanding of power is so low — what it even is, how it works, how to interact with it in regenerative ways, and how we're each constantly conducting power through our...
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