Whether you like the “s” word or not, sustainability is here; it’s all around us. As engineer’s, many of the actions we take every day are about managing the myriad of project issues that arise now, today; and managing issues to shape future outcomes and when everything goes right, delivering planned benefits at the end of a project.
When running a business, it's important to try to be as transparent and authentic as possible. Doing one thing - but meaning or saying another - can have significant, negative implications for your organization, especially when it comes to recruiting and retaining top talent.
Sometimes, bosses/managers aren't the best mentors. Perhaps you don't click on a personal level. Maybe he or she seems far too busy to take on the extra work of doling out guidance and support. Or it could be that you're craving the perspective of someone outside your company.