How Leadership Becomes Easier

Leadership is a labor of love. You’re going to pour your all into it. And you may never get the energy you put into it back.

Leadership is hard. Leadership requires much of you.

You’re never going to find a quick fix to make your leadership easier.

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Leadership Is Difficult

There’s no way around this. Leadership will be difficult, especially as you start out.

You’ll be called on to provide everything you’ve got. Sometimes this isn’t enough. And you’ll be required to give more.

Your tribe won’t always want to follow. Your vision won’t always lead to sunshine and roses. Your leadership will be questioned.

Leadership is difficult. No question about it.

While there will be difficulty, don’t give up. You’ll regret it when you do. And you’ll be so close…

How Leadership Becomes Easier

When you lead, there’s always difficulty. Yet there’s a light up ahead.

There will be a day when leadership becomes easier.

Now don’t get me wrong. I’m not saying leadership will become easy. I’m not saying that at all.

What’s I’m saying is it becomes easier to lead. Why?

Because you’ve done lead before. There’s experience behind you now.

You’ve put in the time. You’ve put in the effort. You’ve laid the groundwork.

In the 2012 remake of Red Dawn Jed Eckert said “I am gonna fight. It’s easier for me, because I’ve done it before. The rest of you are gonna have a tougher choice.

Why was it easier for him to pick up and fight? Because he’s done it before.

He gained the confidence that comes from experience. He’s been there and done that.

After you’ve led for some time, you’ll discover this truth as well. It’s easier to lead after you’ve taken the steps and led.

Question: Has leading become easier for you? Why do you think this? Please share your thoughts in the comment section below.

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