Stop Jealousy In It’s Tracks

Have you ever seen a friend or family member surpass you to reach their goals, all the while you can’t seem to catch a break? During these times, jealousy really seems to rear it’s ugly had.

You’ll hear the bitter whispers of jealousy telling you that you’re not good enough. Jealousy will tell you that your friend is doing something wrong. Or you might hear jealousy tell you that your hard work doesn’t matter.

Jealousy is a dangerous emotion to keep around.

Why You Must Stop Jealousy

Our emotions can easily overtake our thoughts and begin to affect the way we act. Think about the last time you were angry or sad? Your actions changed based on those feelings most likely.

This is why jealousy is so dangerous.

3 Ways Leaders Can Overcome Jealousy

Is there anything uglier than a jealous leader? A leader who has to be in control all of the time. Who can’t trust his team to do their job. Someone who has to oversee every little detail.

I’m not sure there is. And, as a leader, you better be sure you’re working to rid yourself of jealous.

Leaders can overcome jealousy. It’s possible, and I know you can do it.

The jealous green monsters

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So, how does a leader overcome jealousy? It’s going to take focus. You’re going to have to be an intentional leader as jealousy can creep in undetected.

That’s what causes the downfall of so many leaders. They’re willing to give into jealousy and destroy their ability to influence positively.

Jealousy is a disease that will eat away at you. You’ll neglect relationships. You’ll hold on too tight. You’ll find yourself frustrated all of the time.