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4 Hard Truths You Must Face to Become a Better Leader

Go to any business or leadership blog online and you’ll find a lot of the same types of articles, ranging from general topics like “How to Become a Great Leader” to inspirational topics like “How to Stay Motivated as a Business Owner.” Great advice to be sure. But we can’t avoid discussing some of the “hard truths” of leadership, the challenges that we have to face if we want to be truly great leaders.

I know: dwelling on these truths can make you seem negative. However, paying them reasonable balanced attention will leave you much better prepared for what lies ahead.

Here are some of those “hard truths” that you should think about.

There are many more “hard truths” about great leadership, but these are four are a good foundation. Embrace these truths, and you’ll find that you’re much better prepared to handle the many challenges or successes that come your way.

John J. Hall, CPA

John J. Hall, CPA







John J. Hall, CPA, is an author, speaker and results expert who presents around the world at conventions, corporate meetings and association events.

Throughout his 35-year career as a business consultant, corporate executive and professional speaker, John has helped organizations and individuals achieve measurable results. He inspires audience members in corporations, not-for-profit organizations and professional associations to step up, take action and “do what you can.”