We tend to want to dismiss these issues because they are personal. But that is not wise because personal always bleeds into business. Work and private life are interconnected.
Most organizational cultures don’t support even admitting that people at the top may struggle on a personal, human level. It may not feel safe.
Even executive coaches tend to avoid the personal conversations. All but two executive coaches/consultants I’ve spoken with on the topic said they will almost never ask about personal things and when something personal does come up, they tread very lightly.
Unresolved personal issues lead to psychological exhaustion and negatively affect productivity.Download Article 1K Club