Leadership shouldn’t be considered a cozy position. Leadership should actually be considered quite dangerous.
You could almost say being a leader is like being on a battle field.
You’ll face many dangers as you take the first steps as a leader. You’ll face even more the longer you carry the title.
It’s a fact of life and one you must live with if you want to help people grow.
Over the last 15 years of leadership, I’ve seen leaders fall to temptation and the dangers that come with leading.
Let’s look at a few of the danger areas for leaders…
Ego: Who doesn’t like to be told how great they are? Who doesn’t like to see the results of their labors? Who doesn’t like having their ego stroked?