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How Great Leaders C Life

Leadership / Personal Development //

Leaders have a steady ebb and flow of waves that crash on the foundation of their lives. High tides and storms can be threatening and difficult while low tides can be peaceful, calm and serene. Like watching a sunset descend on the horizon. However, it’s during the high tide and stormy weather of life where the leader is formed.

When waves of difficulty come rolling into our lives, when the challenges of high tide seem invincible great leaders “C” things differently. They simply “C” the waves for what they are and turn them into an opportunity for growth.

7 Ways Great Leaders “C” It

When a wave of doubt is rolling in great leaders are…
Consumed With A Cause
“Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.” Romans 12:11 NIV

When a wave of fear is rolling in great leaders say I…
Can When Others Can’t
I can do all things through Him who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 NASB

When a wave of isolation is rolling in great leaders stay…
Connected in Community
Let us not give up the habit of meeting together, as some are doing. Instead, let us encourage one another all the more, since you see that the Day of the Lord is coming nearer. Hebrews 10:25 TEV

When a wave of difficulty is rolling in great leaders…
Continue With Their Calling
Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 NIV

When a wave of compromise is rolling in great leaders…
Cultivate Their Character
The master may get better work from an untrained apprentice than from a skilled rebel!  Proverbs 26:10 TLB

When a wave of pride is rolling in great leaders keep…
Chemistry With Their Crew
Then fill me with joy by having the same attitude and the same love, living in harmony, and keeping one purpose in mind. Philippians 2:2 GWT

When a wave of discouragement is rolling in great leaders…
Compliment Others Continually
Encourage each other every day while you have the opportunity. If you do this, none of you will be deceived by sin and become stubborn. Hebrews 3:13 GWT

How about you? What wave is hitting you these days? How do you “C” it?

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About the Author

Craig is a passionate and nationally known communicator, author, and blogger. He is the president of Empowered Living with a mission to “Empower leaders and their families for life!” His passion is to encourage, equip and empower others to enjoy their journey through life. In his most recent book, “Faith and The Modern Family,” Craig’s humorous stories and relevant application encourages parents to make a difference in their modern family. You can follow Craig on Twitter: @craigjutila, and on Facebook: facebook.com/craigjutila