Have you ever heard a world-class athlete say, “You know what? I’m at the top. I’m a champion. I don’t need to improve anymore.” Of course not. No star athlete thinks that way.
So why is it that, in leadership, we get used to how we have always done things, and we do not engage with constant improvement? The world is not static—it’s dynamic. If you go into cruise control, what’s going to happen is that people will pass you by. This causes issues: now, you’re going to try to control them—keep them down. You’re going to try to lead them out of your own insecurity.
Here’s a sentence to say to yourself on a daily basis: “What is it about me that will keep me from becoming the best me that God intended for me to be?”
The only person standing between you and your next level is you. It doesn’t matter how good you are. You have to improve constantly. How? Start by not believing what they say. The...