The greatest leaders in any area of life, and particularly in business, have demonstrated an unwavering commitment to personal growth. This commitment to personal growth is Key #1 for Remarkable Leadership.
It’s very common when discussing leadership and success to emphasize the importance of continuing to learn…. But, continuing to learn is only a part of personal growth.
What about the other components of personal growth? These are just as important to be successful in leading people in business.
You know what I mean, all of the things that are going to help you grow as human being. Like developing your character, working on your shortcomings, identifying and removing your issues that negatively impact the people you work with.
This is the work necessary to become the best possible human being you can be.
An unwavering commitment to all areas of personal growth is what will ensure that you fulfill your potential as a leader in business. Because, if you come up short one time you won’t the next.
In this quote General Norman Schwarzkopf emphasizes the importance of character,
“Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.”
The best way to continue to develop your character is an unwavering commitment to personal growth.
And, in this quote on leadership Jim Rohn shows us what that character looks like…
“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.”
To the possible,