Other People First

E0F9DADC-8AEE-449D-A8EA-126402416456I am humbled by stories of people putting other people first.  It’s not really a natural human reaction, meaning, I believe our natural instinct is to look out for number one.  Ourselves.  But when someone selflessly gives, it’s really special.  I am slowly beginning to believe that we all have this capacity, but we need to drop our ego and desires and replace them with a passion for people.

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A mature leader says “no”.

img_0300A new leader might think, “It would be great if I could give my team everything they desire.” Higher compensation, benefits, resources, information, the list goes on. But a mature leader understands, not only is that impossible, it could be detrimental. Continue reading for 5 reasons why saying “no”, when required, is important.

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Rage Response

IMG_0536I 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.

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The strength to stand firm, when they say you’re wrong.

img_0205Living in a world where everybody likes you and your choices is not ideal or realistic.  Here’s an old story about myself that I wanted to re-post, as it taught me a very valuable lesson.  Maybe someone else can learn from it.

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