changingminds.org

How we change what others think, feel, believe and do

| Menu | Quick | Books | Share | Search | Settings |

Great Leaders are Strong and Courageous in Tough Times

 

Guest articles > Great Leaders are Strong and Courageous in Tough Times

 

by: Alexander Mobley, MBA

 

In the process towards our goals and dreams, their will be tough times. These tough times come from situations and problems in family, business, and in our own personal lives. The secret to your leadership success in these difficult situations is for you to be strong and courageous during this process.

I am not talking about physical strength, I'm talking about mental and emotional fortitude. When a leader experiences failure, he must be strong. When a leader gets emotionally drained from hard work, he must be strong. When a leader gets disappointed, he must be strong. When a leader plans a goal, and his goal is interrupted by unexpected circumstances, he must be strong.

A great leader understands that he will experience tough times. With this awareness, he will be mentally prepared in advance to handle adversity effectively. As we develop our leadership talents, we will be able to anticipate more problems that need our attention, and will also be able to anticipate opportunities for success.

Leadership development allows the great leader to develop a quiet and peaceful strength. In other words, "great leaders are calm and confident in the most difficult situations". I understand that it is easier said then done to be calm and confident in some of these situations, but it's a "requirement" if you want to be a great leader in life and business.

While working on your goals, some of your plans may not work the way you expect. Just ask many leaders who received their pink slips this week. However, be willing to make adjustments to the plan, but keep your site on the dream and the vision that you desire for your life.

One last tip: As you make adjustments to your plan, envision the end result. This mental picture of your success is your daily inspiration.

 


Copyright GLE 2010. Author: Alexander Mobley, MBA

 

Alexander Mobley is a leadership expert and the founder of Great Leadership Enterprises (GLE). Please visit him at www.AlexanderMobley.com. If you or your organization would like to have Alexander as a guess or speaker, please click here to Book Alexander or contact him at GLE@AlexanderMobley.com.


Contributor: Alexander Mobley

Published here on: 18-Apr-10

Classification: Leadership

Website: www.AlexanderMobley.com

 

Site Menu

| Home | Top | Quick Links | Settings |

Main sections: | Disciplines | Techniques | Principles | Explanations | Theories |

Other sections: | Blog! | Quotes | Guest articles | Analysis | Books | Help |

More pages: | Contact | Caveat | About | Students | Webmasters | Awards | Guestbook | Feedback | Sitemap | Changes |

Settings: | Computer layout | Mobile layout | Small font | Medium font | Large font | Translate |

 

You can buy books here

More Kindle books:

And the big
paperback book


Look inside

 

Please help and share:

 

Quick links

Disciplines

* Argument
* Brand management
* Change Management
* Coaching
* Communication
* Counseling
* Game Design
* Human Resources
* Job-finding
* Leadership
* Marketing
* Politics
* Propaganda
* Rhetoric
* Negotiation
* Psychoanalysis
* Sales
* Sociology
* Storytelling
* Teaching
* Warfare
* Workplace design

Techniques

* Assertiveness
* Body language
* Change techniques
* Closing techniques
* Conversation
* Confidence tricks
* Conversion
* Creative techniques
* General techniques
* Happiness
* Hypnotism
* Interrogation
* Language
* Listening
* Negotiation tactics
* Objection handling
* Propaganda
* Problem-solving
* Public speaking
* Questioning
* Using repetition
* Resisting persuasion
* Self-development
* Sequential requests
* Storytelling
* Stress Management
* Tipping
* Using humor
* Willpower

Principles

* Principles

Explanations

* Behaviors
* Beliefs
* Brain stuff
* Conditioning
* Coping Mechanisms
* Critical Theory
* Culture
* Decisions
* Emotions
* Evolution
* Gender
* Games
* Groups
* Habit
* Identity
* Learning
* Meaning
* Memory
* Motivation
* Models
* Needs
* Personality
* Power
* Preferences
* Research
* Relationships
* SIFT Model
* Social Research
* Stress
* Trust
* Values

Theories

* Alphabetic list
* Theory types

And

About
Guest Articles
Blog!
Books
Changes
Contact
Guestbook
Quotes
Students
Webmasters

 

| Home | Top | Menu | Quick Links |

© Changing Works 2002-2016
Massive Content — Maximum Speed