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4 Ways to Practice the Art of Commitment

https://leadershipfreak.blog/2016/06/18/4-ways-to-practice-the-art-of-commitment/

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4 Ways to Practice the Art of Commitment
Shallow commitment cheapens leadership. Half-hearted leaders may have titles, but they can't inspire commitment. 7 profound benefits of deep commitment: Self-respect. Drifting dishonors you and your maker. Clarity. Vague commitments cripple and confuse. You don't know where to go or what to do when you aren't committed.

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7 profound benefits of deep commitment:

  • Self-respect. Drifting dishonors you and your maker.
  • Clarity. The less committed you are, the more confused you become.
  • Decisions. Goals enable saying “no” to distractions. 
  • Fulfillment. Commitment leads to contribution which produces fulfillment.
  • Trust. Commitments produce consistency and  trumps talent.
  • Courage. Courage follows commitment.
  • Boldness. Bold action springs from commitment to meaningful mission.

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<p>When you <b>inspire</b> som...

When you inspire someone to commit, you provide a channel for them to express, expand and extend themselves.

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4 ways to practice the art of commitment:

  • Be obsessed about being deeply committed yourself. 
  • Create space for people to find and express their authentic self.
  • Connect work with self-expression.
  • Align work with things that matter to them.

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