The key isn’t to suffer through the difficult, dreaded tasks we all face – or to ignore them. Rather, we need to find a way to make them manageable by making allies, says Anthony Guerra.
No matter how prepared we might feel – and how many dress rehearsals we’ve had – nothing can prime us for losing a loved one, says Anthony Guerra, who pays tribute to his late father.
When making a commitment – whether it’s something as minor as a youth football game or as major as a speaking engagement – the rule is simple: don’t make it unless you plan to make good on it, says Anthony Guerra.
It’s natural to feel a pull between wanting to protect those you lead, and wanting to give them a little “push.” But regardless of your leadership style, the one thing you must do is teach individuals how to become their own advocate, says Anthony Guerra.
Of all the qualities required of a great leader, perhaps the most important is the willingness to persevere through the most difficult circumstances, says Anthony Guerra, who shares some history lessons.