Let’s Talk Potential

Now that we have defined leadership, let’s talk potential. As we have discussed, in order to reach the expectations of leadership, it is important to recognize your potential.

Potential is something that every human being uses each day to survive and succeed. Some of us use a lot, and some use a little. The amount used determines our aptitude of success.

A professional athlete—whether a football, baseball, or basketball player—uses his potential—made up of mind, body, and soul—to compete against opposing teams consisting of players with just as much potential. So it is with leaders in the workforce. Leadership potential is the driving force and deciding factor on who comes out on top. The best way to guarantee victory in ...

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