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Summary: Leaders can achieve more results if they create an environment in which people are ardently committed to leaders' cause. A key factor in creating this environment is developing a critical convergence, joining of leaders' enthusiasms and people's into a single force for success.
In Leadership, The Critical Convergence Drives Great Results by Brent Filson
The Leader's Fallacy lives! We subscribe to Fallacy when we believe our enthusiasm over a particular leadership challenge is automatically reciprocated by people we lead.
If ignorance is bliss then leaders going around blithely adhering to Leader's Fallacy have cornered market on happiness.
The truth is, it's more realistic to believe in INVERSE RECIPROCITY: i.e., whatever motivates you, "DE-motivates" people.
That's especially so for leaders who are trying to motivate people to meet extraordinary challenges.
You'll never know how good you are as a leader unless you are motivating others to be better than they think they are. In that endeavor, you'll inevitably get at least some of people angry.
Most people are settled into a comfortable status quo and resist and resent being challenged to break out.
But if you aim to get great results, people not only have to be pushed but more importantly, they must be challenged to push themselves.
So, if you're not getting some people angry with you over pushing, you're doing something wrong as a leader, you're not challenging people enough.
This doesn't mean you can't or shouldn't have people share in your enthusiasms. You must. That sharing is called CRITICAL CONFLUENCE, joining of your enthusiasms and theirs so they are as enthusiastic as you about meeting challenges you face. Until a critical confluence happens, you can't get great results consistently.