BIG IDEA: Nothing in life worth having comes without a cost. Once we accept the fact that life is hard– we begin to grow.

Psychiatrist M. Scott Peck begins his book The Road Less Traveled with the words “life is difficult”. As I write these words, I’ve had serious conversations with several leaders contemplating quitting key commitments, meaningful relationships, and career assignments.

Remember, with courage, leaders can lead through tough times. People will be drawn to your resolve and strength. They will follow your example. Tackle big problems and face the future with possibility thinking!

Here’s to leading with courage,

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About the Author

Steve Gutzler is the President of Leadership Quest, a Seattle-based leadership development company. Steve is a dynamic, highly-sought-after speaker who has delivered more than 2,500 presentations to a list of clients including Microsoft, Starbucks, the Seattle Seahawks, Pandora Radio, Boeing, Cisco, Starwood Corporation, the Ritz Carlton group, and the U.S. Social Security Administration. He recently was voted #1 by the readership of Huffington Post as the Most Inspirational Leader on Social Media.

A published author on leadership and emotional intelligence, Steve resides near Seattle with his wife Julie where they enjoy time with their three adult children and six grandchildren.