Great points Seth !
Paul had to learn reliability
Great points Seth !
Seth this is solid, mature and insightful direction. There have been seasons in my own life of being unreliable for a host of reasons ranging from insensitive entrepreneurship to battling my own demons with concomitant consternation in the wake. There have also been extended times when the V-8 engine of victorious living seems to have more than enough horsepower for my life and those around me. This is a good exhortation to “under promise & over deliver” while listening to the pains of those who watch every twitch of our hyperkinetic lives. Steady is better than spectacular. Ordinary faithfulness eclipses extraordinary unpredictable cycles. So we learn and grow. As you often hear in 12 Step groups…”Just for today”….”Do the next right thing”…”Half measures avail nothing…” If we are still breathing there is a pivoting possibility towards healthy change which equates to better leadership. I appreciate you.
We’ve all been at that place of struggling to do what we know is right. I appreciate your friendship and faithfulness after many seasons of testing, Butch.
Such a profound and timely word, Seth! I’m planning to share it with my group of teens next week. We’re studying the patriarchs of Genesis and next week will be highlighting Joseph and service. Thanks!
wow this is so great Seth! I love how you line up trust with leadership! It makes perfect sense and I never thought of it that way before. Thanks for sharing this…it is such great information especially for young adults who long to be leaders, but have no idea yet what that really looks like! You are a great role model and inspiration!
Thanks, Sissy. I love the story you are living. It reminds me of Amy Patton’s story. She went on a short-term trip in 2013. Then 2 years later, her daughter became a racer. And now she and her husband are preparing to go to Greece as a missionary. More here: http://amyepatton.com/blog/
Great blog dad! Love you
Seth, thank you for this great read! At a time point in my Race when leadership could be changing any day, it is great to read about what it takes to become a better leader. I will definitely be able to apply these simple, but true, principles to my own growth. Thank you!
I’m learning so much about leadership from watching the leaders around me–how do they interact with people, how do they correct and encourage, how do they react in hard situations, who are they serving, etc. Do they do what they say they’re going to do, do they have my back, do they value my thoughts and opinions? I have given a fair amount of feedback to top leaders in different companies–how do they respond to that? Are they willing to learn, even from me–someone they supervise? Not that my feedback is always right but am I respected for offering it? Those are the leaders whose space I want to spend time in.
Good to hear, Katie. Hope the Cuba trip is going well.
Just got back–I’m hanging out in what feels like my new home: the ATL airport. God did some remarkable things! I don’t even have words for it yet, but I think I have a new life hashtag: #thisisnttheWR
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