A team member was sitting in my office, crying. He was exhausted from trying to fit in. During his performance review, his manager told him his future with the company was uncertain if he didn’t change his personality.
As a leader, your job is to bring out the best in others. How can you expect to do this if you’re asking them to be something they’re not.
When you ask someone to change who they are, they might attempt to bury their most natural self. People become stressed when they try to hide their natural self. Does this sound like a recipe for success?
Embracing the diversity of everyone around you will let them shine brighter!
You’ve got this.