When considering the difference between the most successful and the most unsuccessful leaders, you’d often believe that what sets them apart from each other is their upbringing or beliefs.
While these factors may play a role, the real difference between the two is how they respond to a conflict.
You see, as your business grows, you’re going to experience more and more challenges. The most successful people are able to navigate any problem that comes their way in their business, and they’re able to succeed in spite of them. They’re able to see when things get off track and get back on track. They make progress through problem solving — and then the business grows.
On the other hand, the least successful people get stuck on problems. Not only is there a low pain tolerance, there’s even a lack of stress tolerance. Instead of hunkering down to find a solution, they opt out and toss in the towel, claiming that there’s nothing to be done and it’s simply out of their control.
Here’s the thing, though: problems and challenges are inevitable. As you grow, you will only get more of them.
Once you stop growing, you’ll have the challenges of how to remain competitive and how to keep your business from going backwards. That creates a problem in and of itself.
The biggest difference being the most successful leaders and the least successful leaders does not have to do with the number of problems that they face, but how they respond to any challenge that comes their way.
Those that are the most successful are the ones who always find a way to win.