By | LaRae Quy | www.theladders.com
A reporter once asked me whether the FBI provides textbooks for an agent to study so they can become a strong leader. The answer is no; FBI agents are expected to face their challenges head-on — no one sugarcoats the reality of their situation.
My fellow agents and I learned that mental strength is not something you are born with. It is something you can learn. If I learned it, so can you, but only if you’re willing to put in the discipline and effort it takes.
As an entrepreneur or business owner, you need to think big and act courageous. You need the fierce determination that comes from being a strong leader. Core beliefs about yourself and your abilities will guide your daily decisions.
6 practical reasons why you are not a strong leader:
1. Clueless about what brings you value and meaning in life
A strong leader lives their life with purpose and meaning. They are an active participant in where their life is going. They set overarching goals for the direction they want to go in life.