The way you pass through the land of Learning is that you try a bunch of things. Fear would love for you to try just one, get discouraged, and then march right back to average.
Start: Punch Fear in the Face, Escape Average, Do Work that Matters – Jon Acuff (affiliate link)
Always be learning. Never stop. Ever.
Leadership in government and business today is often equated with the creation of wealth, and growing the economy. [Psalm 72:1-7] calls for the creation of justice. Treating others with fairness and dignity is the “rain” that helps them to grow and be fruitful.
Restart: Compassion and Justice Reading Plan at YouVersion.com
Ask yourself this question every day: `What is it about me that other people would change if they could?’
The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective (affiliate link)
It’s tempting for leaders to live out of insufficient sources of motivation – from sheer adrenaline or over caffeination to tracking it out on the ministry treadmill or running on auto-pilot. As leaders, we often face the question, “What am I living out of?” In other words, “What is my prime source of motivation and strength as a leader?” Christ wants us to obey him and live for him out of the motivation of relationship, intimacy and love (cf., Luke 10:27). And that intimacy stems from the place we give to God’s Word in our lives.
Restart: Leading with Confidence, day 2