I wanted to share an interesting and important article I found. It provides a fascinating look at the world of the entrepreneur. And I would suggest many leaders who 'lose' themselves in their respective roles.
In the case of entrepreneurs, as this research project shows, when they over-identify with their business it creates serious barriers to psychological wellbeing and in fact, the success of the business. I see this dynamic in my work as a coach and spend a lot of time focussing on personal values and purpose to help my client identify themselves where the gaps exist between who they are and what they do. Awareness then leads to attention and action. Check it out here: Part III: A crisis of character — THE MINDSET PROJECT