The reality is, there will be times of discouragement. But discouragement doesn’t mean we have to fall apart or quit.
As you stare down on this big ugly beast, realize that your reaction will determine your success or failure What will your reaction be, discouragement or comfort? Your answer depends on you. I think all of us will feel despair in the beginning. But it doesn’t have to consume us. In fact, I believe we must take advantage of these situations and find ways to stay motivated and encouraged in difficult times.
A leader’s greatest challenge and most difficult task, is self-leadership. If you lead yourself correctly, you will influence others and they will follow. Failure to manage your self-leadership will create a loss of respect and the inability to influence, causing people to leave and follow others.
As a leader, one of the most frustrating things is to have someone on my team not take the initiative to make things happen. Instead they sit back and wait for direction, or constantly need my approval that their path or ideas are right.
If the world is going to continue, then change must occur, plain and simple. As simple as it sounds, change is not easy. There is always some stress involved, regardless if it’s our own choosing or not.
There is a very small percentage of leaders that act and behave poorly. I feel I’ve probably worked for more than most. My career has been full of poor leaders. Heck, there are a lot of my past and present employees that might say the same about me.
Resolutions will make a liar out of you every time! Instead, focus on the things you control and what you can achieve. It is all about your principles.
2015 is coming to a close and 2016 is quickly approaching. For me personally…the end of 2015 can’t come soon enough. However, 2015 was a year of growth for me. … Continue reading A YEAR IN REVIEW. My Reflective Evaluation of 2015
CHANGE STARTS WITH US. LEAD WITH A HUMBLE HEART THAT IS WILLING TO FINISH THE RACE. THERE ARE GREAT REWARDS AT THE FINISH LINE!