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We've all been there. Sometimes it seems like every way you turn there is another road block preventing you from accomplishing what you need to do. For leaders, navigating obstacles is not only part of the job, but also one of the most important avenues of exercising leadership.
Quite frankly, it's easy to be a good leader when everything is running smoothly; it's when the difficulties begin piling up that leadership becomes the most valuable and the best teaching opportunities for your team. That said, bumps in the road are the worst time to lose your cool. So how do you stay in control and on top of your game when it seems like everything is falling apart?