By Alice Bromage MBA MCMI
Resilience, Leadership & Business Development
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Every decision you make has a second and third-order effect. For large decisions that affect your business, you want them to be well thought through, informed and rational. Here’s the thing - you are highly unlikely to make these kinds of decisions if you are sleep deprived, your blood sugar is low and you’re physically out of shape. Essentially, you are robbing from your own body to feed the business machine. You aren’t able to provide your best performance, ultimately, having a negative impact on your business.
If you want your business to be a Gazelle (x10 growth a year) or a Unicorn ($Billion start-up), you need to put yourself first. If you are on a plane, and the oxygen mask comes down, you put on your own first otherwise you can’t help anyone else. This is the same with maintaining your body and mind, so you can focus on your work.
By looking after your own mental and...
About 3 seconds before you clicked on this article? Why leadership skills are important isn’t a topic we really think about, yet, having them is vital in every part of life. Leadership skills are needed when going through challenges and difficulties and when we need to solve problems or make informed decisions.
They play a key role in how we raise our kids, interact at work, and how we manage our money. As parents, for instance, we want to raise our kids to be confident, well-adjusted adults. In order to do that, we must first have the skills that will inspire them to follow our example.
“Man, often becomes what he believes himself to be. If I keep on saying to myself that I cannot do a certain thing, it is possible that I may end by really becoming incapable of doing it. On the contrary, if I have the belief that I can do it, I shall surely acquire the capacity to do it even if I may not have it at the...