Tag: Leadership

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

Next, this woman decided the church really needed some buses to pick up children for Sunday school – and she wasn’t going to just wish for it to happen. So, she herded her kids together, hobbled to the car with them and drove off to a local commercial transportation company. The company owner looked out … Continue reading Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 2

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 1

Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 1

This is not only the final component of a godly leader’s attitude – it is the point of our service! Of course, it is Spirit of the Lord that makes people and places better, but God also has chosen to do much of this work through men and women. It is a special privilege, and … Continue reading Choice #7: Choose to make every person I meet and every place I go better because of Christ in me – Part 1

Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 2

Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 2

That single character flaw of whining can stain and weaken the effectiveness of anyone, even if they are top-notch in every other area of their lives. That was the case of a man who once worked for me. This fellow was a tremendous employee in so many ways. He was bright, extremely creative, a good … Continue reading Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 2

Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 1

Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 1

Remember this verse from earlier in this book? Paul shared priceless wisdom he had learned from the Lord that beautifully applies to this point: “One thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call … Continue reading Choice #6: Choose to be a problem solver and not a whiner – Part 1

These 6 Qualities Will Make You A Leadership Dynamo

These 6 Qualities Will Make You A Leadership Dynamo

We have all seen The Ten Commandments where Charlton Heston smashes the stone tablets on the rock.  Some would think, “Now THAT’S leadership!" Actually, the Bible says that “The man Moses was very meek, more than all the people who were on the face of the earth” (Num. 12:3). Evidently, Moses’ powerful leadership persona was fueled by … Continue reading These 6 Qualities Will Make You A Leadership Dynamo

Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 2

Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 2

Years ago, I got into the practice of periodically sending out personal “thank you” notes to my subordinates. The impact initially stunned me; I had recipients coming up to me with tears in their eyes. This simple act of heart-felt recognition took a few minutes of my time – but you would have thought I'd … Continue reading Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 2