Leadership Success – Taking Care Of You

Being a leader can be extremely challenging. It can feel like a never ending treadmill which is constantly on maximum upward incline.

Sometimes, when in the role of the leader, you are so consumed by the needs of the different stakeholders that you forget to take care of you.

When you don’t take care of you, the true value of what you are doing is sometimes lost. You might not be so impactful, productive or focussed as you could be.

So what can you do to take more care of you and deliver great results?

  • Set some boundaries around the hours you work.
  • Make a point of taking some form of regular exercise.
  • Don’t forget about the important people in your life.
  • Keep things in perspective. There is always tomorrow.

The truth is, taking care of you on an ongoing basis will always be continual work in progress. It’s not a onetime fix that lasts forever.

So the big question is, what are you doing to take care of you and deliver great results?

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to achieve success and realize their professional potential through being highly effective leaders and managers. For more information and to sign up for his free audio e-course click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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