Great Leaders Are Strong And Courageous In Tough Times
In the process towards our goals and dreams, there will be tough times. These tough times come from situations and problems within our families, businesses, jobs, and in our own personal lives. The secret to your leadership success in these difficult situations is for you to be strong and courageous during this process.
"I am not talking about physical strength. I am talking about mental and emotional fortitude". When a leader experiences failure, he must be strong. When a leader gets emotionally drained, he must be strong. When a leader gets disappointed, he must be strong. When a leader develops a plan of action to succeed, and his plan is interrupted by unexpected circumstances, he must be strong.
A great leader understands that life will have tough times in the process of pursuing success and greatness. With this awareness, he/she must be mentally prepared in advance to handle adversity and distractions effectively. As we develop our leadership talents and gifts, we will be able to anticipate more problems and solutions, anticipate opportunities for success, and discover the unique qualities that are hidden inside of us.
Self-education and leadership development allows the great leader to develop a quiet and peaceful strength. "This development will produce the leadership attribute of confidence and calmness, even in the most difficult situations". I understand that it is easier said than done to be calm and confident in some of these situations. Some situations in life can throw you a curve ball so fast, that it is impossible to see. "But if you want to be great and fulfill your vision, calmness and confidence is a necessity. They work effectively together, hand and hand". You must not have limited thinking in these situations, always think BIG". Thinking big produces the mindset of a winner.
Key Point: While working on your goals, some of your plans may not work the way you expect. Just ask many...