When things aren’t going as we want, it’s easy to take on a VICTIM mentality and begin to think that we are solely a product of our place, position, environment, or circumstances. We lead ourselves to believe that we have little control over what’s really happened to us or around us...or our ability to improve things! None of this helps us get to the next level so…stop making excuses!
Last month, my wife Tricia and I celebrated twenty five years of marriage. I love her more than ever. Our relationship is better than ever. We enjoy oneness more than ever. We have come so far. I have learned so much! Below I have listed the top lessons I have learned about marriage. The list has no particular order, and as you can imagine, it’s not exhaustive! I have learned so much more, but here are: 25 Lessons I’ve learned from twenty-five years of marriage:
If you are the leader, you are at the top. However, there are leaders every day who are falling from the top! How do we keep that from happening to us? How do we keep from falling from the top? Here are five ways:
In our long list of leadership tasks, we have often neglected the one metric that matters most. In our desire to be a great leader, and build a great ministry or organization, we have simply forgotten the most important asset and responsibility: PEOPLE.
The truth is that most excuses for our lack of punctuality are simply that: excuses! On the other hand, when we deliver on time and and show up on time it communicates some important things about us to others. There are four things our punctuality communicates to others: