Okay, that’s a big claim. But that’s the category this falls into for me.
I can’t get the question off my mind. I heard Michael Hyatt ask it and it’s proving to be extremely clarifying
The question addresses one of the most serious issues anyone leading anything faces: obstacles that will set you back and discourage you.
Before we get to it, let me give you some context.
When you start out in leadership, you see the road ahead as filled with opportunities.As you get a little more experienced, you see that it’s also filled with obstacles.
Between you and the opportunities are obstacles that take out more than the fair share of leaders.
The obstacles leaders routinely hit include:
Lack of money
Difficult team members
Your limits as a leader
It’s easy to end up discouraged, defeated and deflated because things didn’t turn out nearly the way you thought they would.
But the truth is things rarely, if ever, do turn out the way you originally think they will.
The difference between leaders who make it over time and realize their mission and the leaders who don’t is simple: successful leaders learn how to navigate obstacles.
That’s where Michael Hyatt’s excellent question comes into play.
Here’s the question: