4 Decisions Every Leader Has To Make

When you begin to lead, you may not realize leadership is full of decisions. Not all of them are fun.

There are decisions every leader has to make. Some will be great. Some will be frustrating. And others will be sad.

What decisions do you have to make as a leader?

Knowing that you’re going to have to make hard choices going into leadership does make the painful struggle better. Though the preparation doesn’t fully equip you for the choices you’ll have to make.

Today, we’ll look at 4 decisions every leader will have to make at some point in their journey.

4 Decisions Every Leader Has To Make

1. The decision to lead:

Yes, every leader has to make this decision. You do too.

Are you going to accept the mantel of leadership or will you push the gift away? Leaders accept the position they’ve chosen and steward it well.

7 Cues It’s Time To Quit Your Leadership Position

I love how Andy Stanley puts one oft-overlooked aspect of leadership.

Leadership is a stewardship, it’s temporary, and you’re accountable.

Before we take on a leadership role, we realize that leadership isn’t permanent. Leadership is something that flows from one leader to another.

Until we embrace the mantel of leadership. Then we want to hold onto our title.

But we can’t. We can’t continue to lead when it’s no longer our time.

The trouble comes in telling when it’s time to lay aside our leadership position and move on.

I do believe there are cues we can be watching for. These will gently, and sometimes not so gently, tell us we need to move on from our current leadership role.