If you are driven to success, you may be missing an important part of maintaining strong leadership. Even when we are tuned in and focused on aligning our organization to achieve the vision, we still need take time for personal renewal to maintain high performance.
If you observe the way nature operates, everything has a cycle of rest and activity. Nature creates a balance of growth and renewal. To maintain your leadership effectiveness, it’s important to follow nature’s example.
If you want to continue to grow as a leader, you need to create time for recovery and renewal. Energy management is an important factor in leadership. When your energy is low, you are not as productive and effective. You may even make a snap decision you’ll regret later. Instead, take the time to renew and rejuvenate, and you will exponentially multiply your results.
When you take the time to recover – physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually – you operate from a position of strength and energy, and you can use that to motivate others to higher levels of performance, too.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP ACTION PLAN
What will you do to create time for renewal?
When will you start?
How can you encourage others on your team to create time for renewal?
“Managers control resources; leaders multiply energy.”
~ Anne Tessien