Leading by Taking a Step Back

Leading by Taking a Step Back

Leadership - Leading by Taking a Step Back

We aspire to do more, dream more, learn more, and become more, and for better or worse, the traditional wisdom has been that we need to accomplish more in order to get more. But for many, experience, trial and error says differently. We pile on more projects, goals and objectives and lose sight of the one unifying vision that defines us as a company and as leaders. So how can leaders learn to step back and only move forward by putting one foot in front of the other at a time? How do we avoid becoming task managers and get back to being leaders? When everyone is “leaning in” to get ahead, does it make sense to “lean out” for a change?


Teresa Shuchart, Deputy Chief Information Officer, The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Teresa (Terry) Shuchart was named Deputy Chief Information Officer for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on December 15, 2012. Terry has over 26 years in the Information Technology field including leading large system development projects, ... More   View all posts

William G. Halnon, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Republic Services Inc

William G. (Bill) Halnon is Senior Vice president and Chief Information Officer for Republic Services (NYSE:RSG). As CIO of Republic Services, Bill Halnon is responsible for all systems, networks, data centers, information operations and ... More   View all posts
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