My Biggest Struggle (And Probably Yours Too)

Being in a leadership position brings a whole slew of new problems. And one of those adds to my biggest struggle.

Truth be told, my struggle probably isn’t much different than yours. Especially if you’re a believer.

We all struggle

My Struggle

Do you want to know what I am constantly battling? Too bad, I’m going to tell you anyways.

I’m in a constant struggle with myself.

That’s right, I fight and struggle and rage against me, myself, and I.

Every day my Self rises within me. It tells me that I deserve more. My Self tells me that I am better than I am. It

And I have to constantly do battle with this inner feeling of entitlement.

That’s my struggle.

I feel like I’m entitled to things that I’m not.

How To Not Be Entitled

Entitlement is an insidious disease. Slowly, it creeps in and, before you know it, you feel you deserve the world, and more.

Entitlement tells us that we have a right to something. Whether that’s our leadership position, some kind of possession, or privilege.

We struggle with this because we’ve been conditioned to want more and better. We are bombarded with messages that tell us we’re deserving of more.

The truth is, we’re not.

While we may be good at our jobs.. While we may be a great husband or wife… While we may land the big gigs…

We’re not entitled to anything more than what we’ve agreed upon in those areas.

It also doesn’t entitle us to bigger and better.

How To Stop The Feeling Of Entitlement

Entitlement can creep up on us before we realize it. Even when we feel we’re prepared and watching out for it.