There are going to be tough times in your organization. Sales might be down or you’ll lose key players.
Something will go wrong. That is a guarantee.
But even in these dark times, you need to do something. You need to give your team hope.
The Power Of Hope
My favorite movie series has to be Star Wars. There’s an epic story that goes on.
One where we see a young, powerful boy transform into the biggest baddie the galaxy has ever seen. From there, we see hope rise with the Rebel Alliance forming to fight back against the evil Empire. And, we’re now at a point where the Jedis are gone and a new Jedi is rising.
The Star Wars movies all carried a similar theme: Hope. We must have hope.
There’s power in hope. And that’s why leaders must give their teams hope. Read more...
Has anyone ever told you that you’re too young to lead? Maybe they’ve told you that you don’t know enough yet. You haven’t reached the age of maturity.
Some of those concerns are valid. You might not know as much as you need to. Or you might be a lot younger than those you’re going to be leading.
Yet being young shouldn’t stop you from leading. Rather, you should be encouraged to lead when you’re young.
Yes, you’re young…
There are many issues that can arise because of your youth.
You might easily be distracted by the next shiny thing. You might not know everything there is to know about the situation you’re leading the organization into. Or you might not have buy-in from those around you, after all, you’re half their age.
Leading when you’re young can be tough. You feel discouraged and that your voice doesn’t matter. Read more...