Effort Influences Destiny

“Remember this:  The person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously” (2 Corinthians 9:6) How bad do you want it? How much are willing to do to get it? Your destiny is before you but the level at which you exist in it is determinedContinue reading “Effort Influences Destiny”

A Servant’s Heart

“When pride comes, disgrace follows, but with humility comes wisdom.” Be wary of ambition for the world’s applause is deceitful and deceptive.  Seek to serve not to rule for pride comes in ruling. However, serving produces love. Awards stir the flames of pride. Jesus taught us to put out those flames.  He said, “So youContinue reading “A Servant’s Heart”

What do you value?

For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also” (Matthew 6:21). It has been said that if you want to see what a person values,  find out what she spends her money on.  That is a superficial indicator dependent upon the premise everyone values money. Some people don’t place value on money andContinue reading “What do you value?”

Don’t You Flinch in Your Moment of Truth

          In school, we played a card game called “knuckles”.  I don’t know if you ever played it, but the object was whoever lost the hand would have their knuckles struck with entire deck of cards.  The object was to try to get the person who lost to flinch when youContinue reading “Don’t You Flinch in Your Moment of Truth”

Confidence: The Key to Moving from Mediocre Leadership to Leadership Excellence!

“It’s hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” ― Adlai E. Stevenson II Going somewhere that others fear going requires courage, confidence, commitment, and candor.  Leaders that do not have these four virtues find it difficult to lead people in unchartered waters.  Exceptional leaders who exhibit these four virtuesContinue reading “Confidence: The Key to Moving from Mediocre Leadership to Leadership Excellence!”

“Leadership is Influence – Nothing More, Nothing Less!” ~ John Maxwell

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Growth: The Fourth Responsibility of a Leader

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”~John F. Kennedy Followers expect leaders to model the values they promote.  If you value learning, then as a leader you should be continuously learning.  Why?  Having current knowledge affects your leadership effectiveness.  Leaders have to stay current in their field; without a continuing education program, leaders lose theirContinue reading “Growth: The Fourth Responsibility of a Leader”

Motivated to Excellence by Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.” ~ (2 Tim 1:7, HCSB) For as early as I can remember, I have always had this nagging fear of dying and no one knows me. Thus, I have not wanted a house in the country 2-3 miles from my neighbors.Continue reading “Motivated to Excellence by Fear”

30 Seconds on Leadership

Originally posted on Movers, Shakers, Leadership Makers:
Don’t wait for something to go wrong to make a change! Crisis may force change but leaders should always be looking for ways to improve or enhance service delivery. Engage your team regularly and create an environment where input is encouraged and positive change is welcomed! Enna B

Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks

  “It’s always too early to quit.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale Woke up this morning with quitting on my mind.  Reached for my Samsung Galaxy S4 to do my social media postings and ran across this quote.  Talk about adrenaline rush; I lay there thinking about what Norman Peale meant and concluded a person hasContinue reading “Do It One More Day……Until It Clicks”