It takes skillful guidance to help employees ride the wave of growth without putting them in situations that are simply too challenging for their current level or too risky for the enterprise. When we are “surfing the developmental edge,” as I like to call it, we ride in the zone just at the edge of our abilities, a rich environment for learning to handle new challenges while getting work done.

Here’s how you can help emerging leaders in your company find that edge. These three approaches allow you to facilitate growth in a targeted manner, with compassion for the process of developing in small steps, over time… Read more here.

Jessica Hartung

Jessica Hartung is a partner, coach, and guide for those leveling-up their personal professional leadership, their teams, and their communities to a better future.

Jessica has a passion for inspiring and preparing people to grow from their work to improve their lives. In 1998, she founded Integrated Work, a consulting firm that brings top-notch professional development to mission-driven leaders, while being a learning laboratory for innovative work practices.

Jessica provides self-directed professional development tools to leaders at all levels striving to create positive impact.