It fits. If a leader who is supposed to be representing God to the people thinks that his ideas are more important than God’s, it would be astounding if that leader would think it important to ask God to engage.
Flying solo in an airplane is a goal. Not so much in ministry, leadership. It does not work out well. If you want to read a little more about what God thinks about this check out Jeremiah 5:1; Ezekiel 22:30; Isaiah 41:28; 59:16; 63:5; 2 Chronicles 16:9; Zephaniah 1:12.