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How To Take An Effective Leave Of Absence, Advice for CEOs

By Gordon Deal
​Executive Coach Andrew Wittman explains the right way to take a leave of absence.


For an official leave of Kalanick’s kind to be effective, the executive needs to do the hard mental and emotional work to rehabilitate themselves, and that’s never a quick fix. If we see Kalanick back in less than a year, it will be hard to believe he’s taking this seriously and that real changes have been made. However, if he works on his character and not just his reputation, he can come back stronger than ever before.