Rug Pulled Out from Under You? Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am a director in a global consumer goods company. I recently went through six months of coaching because my boss told me I was an excellent manager, but I needed to be more of leader. The coach did a 360° interview process and uncovered some areas that I needed to work on.…

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Ask Madeleine

Dear Madeleine, I am a director (eighteen years with the organization) in an old, well established, multinational firm. I have actually worked with a coach who helped me become a better manager and expand my network. My boss—let’s call him Tom—has always been a fan of mine and has helped me to grow and develop.…