Teddy Roosevelt once said, “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” Based on his statement, if he met some of the leaders I have met, he would roll over in his grave. Why?
Can you say glass half full?
You do not have to look very hard to recognize the general malaise that is gripping our society. Negative media, financial challenges, disengaged staff, and a lack of resources all seem to be contributing factors.
I would argue that a lack of optimism among leaders is just as much to blame.
Great leaders believe. Great leaders find a way. Great leaders say yes.
If things in your leadership environment are sliding south, maybe it is time for an attitude change on your part?
“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”
Leadership Begins at Home,
How do you think a leader’s attitude impacts his influence?
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Randy is an author, speaker, executive coach, and the CEO of InteGREAT Leadership. He invests his time encouraging leaders around the world.