Community, leadership and growth at The Shepherd Group

Every now and then, we like to share stories about our team members so you can get a better idea of what we’re up to. Previously, we introduced Cole, Alex and David. Today, Cynthia is here to speak about her experience as part of the TSG family.

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At TSG, I got the opportunity to become a leader. But in order to be an effective leader, I had to transform myself. TSG gave me the tools and support to create this transformation.

I started by asking my team members for frank feedback about my way of being. This meant hearing things I did not want to hear. Some of it was tough, but all of it was necessary. It helped me discover my blind spots.

Next, I determined what I really wanted for my life so that I could go out and create it. I took a closer look at my charitable work to determine why I was doing it and realized I truly desire to make a positive difference in people’s lives. As a result, I engaged more closely with this work.

Following that, I solidified my new insights by completing personal and professional development courses. I was also inspired to reach out to family members I hadn’t spoken to in years and revitalize those relationships.

Then I realized it’s important to recognize when I am struggling and pay attention to it, catch it and correct it. I learned to stop sweeping things under the rug because they won’t go away unless I tackle them head on.

These conversations took me further and further. Everything that I was learning I also put in action. Today, I am more focused and more aware of opportunities. I feel much freer and more genuine.

If this resonates with you, let’s get in communication today. We’re always looking for passionate people to join our family.