Tension Tolerance refers to a leader’s ability to absorb tension. The source of the tension may be related to conflict amongst team members, project deadlines, or workflow processes. In each of these situations, a leader has the choice to grow stronger from the conflict or grow weaker because of it.
A leader must be…
We all know that a leader must be courageous and brave. Both of these attributes are assigned to someone who – in the midst of uncertainty and fear – demonstrates a tremendous ability to maintain focus and direction.
A leader must have…
Another way of measuring a leader’s strength is by understanding his/her tension tolerance. In other words, how much tension is the leader able to endure?
Tolerance = Strength
Ability to endure is a leadership quality. This can be built. It requires self reflection, determination, and a serving others mentality. It should be normal for a leader to have these qualities.