Three Challenges Facing a Leadership Professional

Burton Goldfield is the CEO of TriNet, for which he was named Most Admired CEO by the San Francisco Business Times. In his work with TriNet, Burton Goldfield faces daily challenges to provide leadership to the full-service human resources firm.

1. A leader must earn the respect and trust of his employees to open the channels of communication and to facilitate a more productive, cohesive work environment.
2. As a leader, one is often responsible for making the tough decisions and must do so by balancing the best interests of his company, clients, and employees.
3. A professional’s resilience, flexibility, and ability to learn from experiences will be tested routinely in leadership roles as industries grow and change.

By keeping challenges in mind and staying apprised of one’s responsibilities, leadership professionals are able to meet the demands of their positions head-on.