There is a Price for the Prize.
The potential to become a leader lies latent in every man. Paying the price is however inevitable. Elisha paid the price to receive the full double portion from Elijah his master.
It is usually said that nothing good comes cheap. The amount of effort we are willing to give to a venture will likely determine how much we will get from it.
Enduring in leadership is a function of a worthy price or sacrifice that has been made by a follower. The place of excelling as a follower can never be ruled out in the making of an enduring leaders.
Paul admonished “Be ye followers of me, even as I also am of Christ” I Cor. 11:1