First and foremost, let’s discuss the importance of filling up your leadership tank with the right fuel. As a leader, you can’t give your best if you’re running on empty. It’s essential to take care of yourself physically, mentally, and emotionally to be able to positively impact those around you. In this post, we’ll explore practical ways to fill up with good fuel and the small habits that can make significant changes in your leadership journey. So, let’s dive in and learn how to fill up your leadership tank!
No matter who you are and what you do, you need to FILL UP. When a leader gets better, everyone benefits! You can’t get better if you’re not filling up with good stuff!
Pay attention to what’s filling you!
Water is good in many contexts but not in your car’s fuel tank! What are you allowing in your tank that doesn’t serve you?
Many aspects of leadership are demanding…
Draining. Therefore, it’s crucial to constantly fill yourself with good fuel, including good mentors, books, coaching, nutrition, exercise, rest, laughter, and friendships. However, be careful. When you are tired (what I call red-lining), you’ll be tempted to reach for what’s convenient: addictions, gossip, negative people, fear, junk food, stimulants, and shortcuts.
To make a positive change
Start by identifying one poor fuel choice and replacing it with a healthy one. Then, trust the process and understand that results may not be immediate.
It’s the small habits that make the most significant changes in your life, good or bad. It’s true because LITTLE changes are not noticed day-to-day but certainly year-to-year. But by then, IT becomes either a deep pit difficult to get out of or a mountain of strength. People will say, “She became an overnight success!” But you know better. It’s step-by-step, not leap-by-leap.
Consistently fill up your leadership tank with positive and nourishing fuel. This is the key to achieving long-term success and fulfillment.
Committed and persistent work pays off; get-rich-quick schemes are ripoffs.
Proverbs 28:20 – MSG
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