This is where the rubber meets the road. Any entrepreneur or employee who understands this component of leadership which solidifies the entire journey of becoming a leader.
" I am who I am, no matter where I am or who I am with" John C. Maxwell
From making appointments to show to meetings, its the responsibility of the leader not only to make but to follow through and be where you have to be. Make a commitment and not following through makes not only you fail in credibility and also the client will be aware of lack respect of it also.
Everyone has the same 24 hours in the day, salesmen, or real estate agents both apply the principles of keeping track of the daily routine. Through appointments or make cold calls , this were the effectiveness and being a professional join together and your customers will appreciate it.
In the journey of success being able to inspire not only yourself but the people you will be leading is important dynamic that every leader evolves in finding what inspires themselves from dreams and goals to be the example to your fellow leaders who one day they will be leaders and mentors.
Inspiration comes within you and is projected outwards in words you share and the actions you take. Surround yourself with pictures and create a dream board of people you want to meet and places you want to go. Look at it everyday and feel the moment of that achievement and use the energy to drive you forward.
As s three-time Olympian Ruben Gonzalez states in his bok Becoming Unstoppable. He had the courage to realize in his journey of the luge he will face obstacles. His bulldogs attitude which friends admired him for, went the spills and injuries and mental journey through mentorship of his coach was able to become the Olympic athlete long before he actually got his medals
You meed and find heroes along the way from teachers, co-workers and friends who will give you the encouragement to maintain your courage in whatever task you are reaching for to achieve.
"cowards die many time before their deaths, the valiant never taste of death but once" William Shakespeare
The above attributes are key in achieving success in the journey of leadership, you will readon of many more along your journey. The beginning may be challenging you will learn and grow as a leader, this will where the excitement will power you lifelong journey.