Accept the responsibility of leadership
“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” Jim Rohn
I love watching clips of my favourite inspirational speakers. They all have one belief in common – leadership is difficult, so get used to it!
The quote above sums it up. To be a calm leader, one must not wrestle with or lament the fact that leadership is difficult. To wish leadership to be easy is unrealistic and unachievable – meaning you will forever be anything but calm.
However, by focusing on your self-development to become better, stronger, more resilient, you will retain control.
More than 16 years ago, at the start of my headship, everything felt ridiculously difficult and often very scary.
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