The email inbox was overflowing…again. Many messages to sort, responses to formulate, possible challenges to face. But right in the middle there was a rare jewel…a message of encouragement from a colleague. What a refreshing and positive boost! Leaders who take the time to serve others through positive encouragement are actually sharing joy—speaking out of their own well-being to uplift another.
Every one of us is a leader—we lead ourselves every day! Yes, leading the “self” is one leadership role that is inescapable. Not surprisingly, before you can effectively lead others, you must lead yourself. What is self-leadership? What can you do today to improve your self-leadership?