by Caitlyn Conway
“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” - C. S. Lewis
Great and effective leaders know that time is the most precious commodity and resource they must manage and leverage. This is because unlike money, energy and talent, time is not a renewable commodity or resource. You only get to spend it once and how time is spent determines the bulk of life’s most significant outcomes. When leaders are good stewards of time, they are content with the present, benefit from their past and establish preferred futures.
“If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.” – Isaac Newton
Great leaders make a tangible impact. I have worked for a few great leaders in my more than 20-years in business and marketing and I often reflect on what I’ve learned from them. In my times of reflection, I ask myself how I can apply those lessons to my current leadership role. These leaders took on challenges and, just as often, acted as “challengers.” That effort and determination drove success. Looking back, I achieved so much professionally under their leadership. So here are a few thoughts that you can use: