There will be a time in your life when you need to say something to someone. From your perspective, it’s the truth. Sometimes the truth can be ugly and hurtful, but it still needs to be said. Unfortunately, there are times when people won’t care about what you have to say. What should you do?
God wants us to utilize His power, but sometimes we forget to ask him for it. Why? Maybe we think we can handle it. Maybe we think God doesn’t care. Maybe we’re afraid. This list can go for awhile, so let’s get to the heart of this article. Here are 5 reasons why we should remember to ask God about everything.
High performance teams require strong leaders, capable of influencing experts towards a specific goal. Leading a group toward any vision requires an understanding of people. This understanding only comes by listening…
At times in conversations, I accidentally cut people off, but doesn’t everybody? Does that mean I’m not a good listener?
I wanted to repost this, as I learn this lesson over and over. We all get angry and that’s okay. It even happened to Jesus more than once, so don’t get upset that you got mad at someone. It’s how we react that matters. If we do it right, anger can actually be used to our advantage.
Talking to God through prayer and meditation has many benefits. As a leader, it’s paramount to our success that we remain vigilant in this effort. When we falter in our daily communication with Him, we lose focus. God gives us the proper way to pray in Matthew 6: 9-13. The Lord’s Prayer is the perfect outline. Here are three things about prayer that will lead to the proper utilization of this divine interaction.
I took a break from blogging… I find that time away from something, especially things I’m passionate about is a good thing. It gave me time to re-establish my purpose.
You see it everyday in the media. It’s very apparent, maybe today more then ever, that words matter. This lesson is learned very young in life and extends into adulthood. It’s become such a normal part of life to hear negative words, that we often tell people to “have a thick skin” and “just ignore it”. Even positive words can be dangerous. That’s when we caution people with phrases like, “don’t get a big head” or “that person only wants one thing from you”. Having said that, people should develop within themselves a certain level of spiritual fortitude, where they draw their value from God and not man. But that’s not all we should do regarding positive and negative words. Read on for some ways leaders can use words more effectively.
There are a lot of ways to lead a team. Usually leaders will develop a style that matches their own strengths, as they pursues goals. Each goal reached is a victory used to catapult the team to another level. By utilizing various techniques, good leaders influence their teams to expected ends. There are 5 things leader must do everytime in order to maximize their effectiveness and be part of a winning team.
You ever hear people say, “keep your expectations low and you’ll never be disappointed”. I’ve always thought that was a pretty simplistic worldview. One that if abused, would lead to an average existence. I’ve also heard people say, “keep your expectations high”, “keep pushing”, “never give up”, “your dreams will fail if you let them”, “sleep is for losers” and my personal favorite, “winners win and losers lose”. On most days, I totally buy into this thought pattern. However this mindset, when used cavalierly, can be detrimental as well. The trick is timing and perspective. Unfortunately, I learned this lesson the hard way.