There are almost as many leadership theories as there are would-be practitioners. Many of those theories-or call them frameworks or philosophies-have excellent underpinnings. I've found that, regardless of the latest leadership formula you may choose to try, a few simple guiding principles can always be helpful.
Early in my career when I was a professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I was overwhelmed with a personal crisis that started to affect my job performance. I scheduled a meeting with my department chair, a nun with a Ph.D. in counseling. Fortunately, she understood and supported my taking a short time away from work to focus on the problem. It lightened my burden and allowed me the time I needed to get back on my feet.
While on a 2-3 year leave raising her kids, Jensen's skills rusted and she lost her confidence when giving a job interview at a technical firm. She later came to know about a program called ReBoot Career Accelerator