Successful leaders are determined in their pursuit of success.
Determination is a key component to achieving what you desire in life in business. Without it, leaders cannot hope to develop the resilience needed to achieve success. But there are other reasons why leaders should be determined if they are going to see team productivity and revenue goals.
1. Determination Yields Team Support
When team members see that they have a leader who is determined to see success not only for themselves but also for those on the team, those team members are more likely to support the desires and direction of their leader. Determination is a state of mind that rubs off on everyone involved in keeping a business successfully running. When challenges come, as they often do, your team will be resolved to stay the course.
2. Determination Gives Direction and Focus
There’s something about determination that gives everyone more direction and focus. It causes you to move towards something bigger than you imagined, and as you execute on your action plan, the necessary next step is viewed with deeper clarity. A clearly defined plan places the attainable goal within sight. Your vision becomes your reality.
3. Determination Encourages Persistence in the Face of Opposition
Determination is very closely related to persistence, but they are not the same. Still, both work together as you work within your business to overcome difficulties that may arise.
Tunnel vision will allow you to think about who you may need to connect with or how you may need to change the course of action. You must stay moving—doing what is necessary—to see the positive results you hope for. Determination and persistence will allow you to do just that.
Determination helps you keep your desires for your business before you and persistence pushes you forward.
Persistence and determination are both needed for your leadership journey. If you’d like more clarity about persistence to see how it complements determination, you can download this FREE resource about persistence.