7 Things I’ve Learned About Following God by Ron Edmondson
Walking with God is the greatest journey and blessing of our lives. Ron offers seven truths from his own adventure with God, including facing the temptation to quit, hearing the voice of God, and following Him even in the impossible tasks.
For the last 30 years or so, I’ve attempted to listen to, obey and follow the voice of God. I have never heard it audibly but I have had it for only impressed upon my heart and mind. I have actually been a believer for over 40 years, but I got serious about my faith in my early 20’s.
Passion Won’t Make You Successful Unless You Have This by Chris Savage
Passion and drive may launch a new organization, but it won’t sustain it. Here are three components essential to your start-up’s survival.
The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute answers to timely questions about entrepreneurship and careers. Today’s answer to the question, “What should budding entrepreneurs know about building a business?” is written by Chris Savage, co-founder and CEO of Wistia.
A visionary leader launches the organization, sets direction, and focuses on the big picture, but without an integrator, that vision will fail. Here’s why a capable, trusted integrator must be at the righthand of every visionary in leadership and why the tension between them is a healthy thing.
Once a business reaches $5 million in revenue and/or a staff of 30 or 40, it’s too complex for a visionary to handle. Tension: The word often carries negative connotations; for example, it’s the term most often used these days to describe the declining trade relationship between the United States and China.
3 Indicators of Integrity Lapses in Leaders by Eric Geiger
These three signs may indicate a lack of leadership integrity, including shifting blame to others, fear of coaching subordinates, and a tendency to fuel conflict.
Integrity. It is a powerful word. It is used to describe people whose private lives match their public lives, whose actions match their words, who live honorably and humbly.
Your Permission to Live a Messy Life by Jennifer Rothschild
It’s exhausting pretending like no part of your life is messy. Jennifer gives us permission to live our real, vulnerable, authentic, messy lives and to fully embrace the grace that comes with the mess.
That woman? The one who looks so put together? You didn’t get to see her when she yelled at her kids or stared in her mirror wondering why she feels so discouraged. She has a messy life too.