Leadership is hard.
Well, many reasons.
But when you break it down..
People have their individual thoughts, motives, beliefs and desires.
So in order to lead others..
You have to align their desires with the goal of your mission.
This takes plenty of perspective & situational awareness among other skills.
Within this framework, here are 2 areas of focus to level up your leadership.
- Outwardly Focus. You must consistently seek perspective and ensure you align your team’s desires (what’s in it for THEM) with both new initiatives & the overall mission.
- Inwardly Focus. You must be able to lead yourself with strict discipline. As your team will only follow your leadership if they see undeniable proof of your ability to lead YOU! This is extremely difficult but creates significant influence in leading others.
Now go forth and conquer.