Why Some Managers Fail to Step Up as Leaders

The answer lies in deep-rooted culture and mindsets

“Dear Mia (not her real name), we are sorry that we can’t offer you any other role at the moment. As a manager, you understand the company’s position and the current market situation.”

Mia, a mid-level manager at a publishing company somewhere in Asia, looked in disbelief at the email from HR. She had recently…