Everything in this life that has any real and lasting value takes time, focus, and a lot of hard work. Gold takes expensive mining. Babies come after nine months of discomfort and hours of painful labor, and then that’s just the beginning of the real work. Liberty, a most precious gift, often comes at the very high cost of human life. The graves of America’s finest are found all over the world as proof.
True leaders are not afraid of hard work, long hours, or difficult decisions. There are no easy roads and good leaders not only know it, they embrace it.
Take Away: The only way for a leader or an organization to get to do what they want to do, or to be where they want to be, is by discipline and hard work.