While leadership is about influencing others and helping them to grow, it’s hard to lead when there’s no commitment from those you’re trying to lead. Doing so is like beating a dead horse.
Having committed team members means you’ve created a connection with them. You’ve provided that special sauce that makes them devoted to the mission you’ve laid out before them.
That’s awesome! But what happens when you’re unable to gain commitment from a team member? Things start to go south, real quick.
This is why it’s so important that you get people who are psyched up and ready to go. They want to follow you and make your vision a reality.
But how does a leader gain commitment? I think the following 3 ways will work in most situations. Read more...
Time is so valuable. Once we spend our time, it’s something we can never get back.
And yet so many of us are careless with how we spend our time. We’re treating time like it’s penny candy at Halloween.
We don’t keep track of it and we over-commit ourselves to activities that drain our energy.
Why do we do this? What can we do to stop over-committing.
With the new year getting into full swing, I believe it’s the perfect time to talk about our propensity to over-commit ourselves to causes.
If we want this year to be our best year ever, we’ve got to consider our time valuable and begin taking back our time.
Why We Over-Commit
There are many valid reasons why we over-commit. All of them good reasons and yet all of them hinder our path to success. Read more...
Ever been in a situation where you or someone you know where stuck? The solution just wouldn’t come? It seemed hopeless?
There was the desire to give up. To stay there’s no solution to this problem.
What if, instead of giving up, we began looking at these type of situations in a different light? As an opportunity to learn. To discover new ways of thinking and to move forward?
How could this change your life?
Getting Away From Giving Up
Giving up can be easy for me. Do you find the same to be true for you?
Are you ready to throw in the towel when the times get tough? Are you ready to move away from the give it up attitude? Read more...