The dichotomy between the catchy chorus and the pig squeal.

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Senior leadership. It doesn’t matter who you are, or where you work, there will always be difficult conversations to be had, unpopular decisions to be made and other staff will resent you for not having a class and earning more than they do. That’s a fact. It’s not a fact that leaders like to acknowledge, but it is true. It is discordant and can be unpleasant to many.

However, there are good bits. Sorry, there are great bits to senior leadership. Crucial to being an effective leader is taking your staff with you on your journey, everyone looking out the windows of the car and seeing the same vision, heading in the same direction. Yes, there are bumps on the way, and bickering in the back seat, but everyone wants to go there together, and you have convinced those who don’t to jump in and see how it goes anyway…

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