In my research I came across many stories of head chefs feeling guilty or being made to feel guilty about prioritising their own work-life balance. I don’t know how you might personally deal with that dilemma, but in this post I will share some truths that might help you.
Most people look to their jobs to provide learning, growth and a sense of meaning. As a leader, you’re holding a space for them to experience all of that. And that sometimes means drawing them out of their comfort zones. But it’s for you to manage that delicate balance between all your responsibilities here: to make sure things get done, to facilitate someone’s growth and to honour your own needs.