I Shared My OCD Struggles with 11,000 Employees—Their Responses Showed Me the Importance of Vulnerability in Leadership
DECEMBER 1, 2023
In 2020, I was vulnerable with 11,000 employees shortly after we all shifted to working remotely because of the pandemic. We started a weekly Q&A session along with a weekly email. I wrote about what was going on, decisions we were making and the new programs we were rolling out to support our employees. I decided I was ready to share my struggle with OCD (obsessive-compulsive disorder, which is a chronic anxiety disorder).