Tag: Leadership

Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 1

Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 1

By this point in our journey toward building a blessed leadership attitude, we have declared that God is in control; we have determined to exercise the mental and spiritual discipline to  fill our minds with God's thoughts; and we have made a commitment to speak positively about others. Now we add to those components the … Continue reading Choice #4: Choose to be a thankful person – Part 1

Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

Here's another hard-won lesson I've learned about trying to speak only positively about others: My first impressions of subordinates, colleagues and my own superiors – whether in secular service or the ministry – has almost always been wrong. As I have worked with people and gotten to know them better, generally my assessment of their … Continue reading Choice #3 – Choose to speak positively about others – Part 2

Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

This third component of a winning, God-honored attitude is incredibly important – and it is one of the easiest to violate; it goes contrary to our selfish, fallen nature, after all. But speaking positively about others is nothing less than a command direct from the Word of God: “Don’t criticize and speak evil about each … Continue reading Choice #3: –Choose to speak positively about others – Part 1

The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 2)

The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 2)

In the previous blogs, I introduced how God used a crisis on one of my organizations to give me some wonderful insights about four aspects of caring for others that we lead.  The insights relate to four areas: communication, accountability, respect, and expectations.  The first letter of each of these words spells “care”.  In this … Continue reading The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 2)

The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 1)

The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 1)

Expectations – Part 1 In the previous blogs, I introduced how God used a crisis on one of my organizations to give me some wonderful insights about four aspects of caring for others that we lead.  The insights relate to four areas: communication, accountability, respect, and expectations.  The first letter of each of these words … Continue reading The Care of a Leader – Expectations (Pt 1)

The Care of a Leader – Respect (Pt 2)

The Care of a Leader – Respect (Pt 2)

Respect – Part 2 In the previous blogs, I introduced how God used a crisis on one of my organizations to give me some wonderful insights about four aspects of caring for others that we lead.  The insights relate to four areas: communication, accountability, respect, and expectations.  The first letter of each of these words … Continue reading The Care of a Leader – Respect (Pt 2)