Leadership can be hard and it can be discouraging. Bad moods when things don’t go well can become a regular outcome of your ups and downs as a leader. Here are four suggestions you can use now to cheer yourself up even when you are having a bad leader type of day.
I just heard the following wonderful story on teamwork from the play, “Some Folks Feel the Rain; Others Just Get Wet.”
One of the marks of a great leader is the ability to get his or her team to pull together and to feel they are a part of something really special (vision). One of the greatest blessings to a leader is to have that team pull together and support each other. A good team can make a leader feel a great deal stronger.
One topic I love writing about is time management and how to increase productivity. I came across a video recently that has some really great stuff on how to increase your productivity and possibly your teams.
This Kind of Gossip Can Change Lives as well!
You can usually tell when it is happening – one person is hunched over the other whispering into their ear as both of them share expressions of disgust or confusion or maybe even glee.
Wouldn’t you agree that there isn’t any other leadership position in the whole world better or more important than being a Dad? All leaders have their challenges, but when the day is done, the challenges we have in our own homes are the most important challenges we have. They require our undivided attention, and our greatest efforts.
Have you looked in your leadership mirror lately? What did you see? Are you looking in the right mirror? You are a better leader than you realize. Every day you are impacting, blessing and inspiring lives. Has anyone told you this lately?
Whatever your leadership responsibility is – whether your are a parent, coach, pastor, scoutmaster, business leader or any other type of leader – you need to say two words often and genuinely. They are the words “thank you.” Unfortunately many leaders don’t say it enough.