What Does it Mean to Become an E5 Mentor?

E5 Mentor

SUMMARY

  • To have an E5 lifestyle requires the habit of diving into the learning experience; of being teachable.
  • Living that lifestyle requires paying a price.
  • Know what the price is, make the decision to pay it, and stay with it.
  • The vehicle to get you there is E5 Leadership training, the online academy.
  • An E5 mentor will help you to align your goals and dreams so that they are compass-driven.
  • A compass mentality with direction and intention is necessary to lead others.

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What’s the First Dream on your Dream List that Came True?

First Dream

SUMMARY

  • When developing your dream list and your 10-10-10, recognize that they don’t have to be achieved in the order you wrote them.
  • Someone else’s dream may spark your own because you recognize it as a cause you can get behind.
  • When you have a dream, purpose or a cause greater than yourself, you might need a whole bunch of people to make it come true.

To achieve your dream, you don’t have to do it alone.

God is so powerful and infinite in His resources that He can put people into your life to help achieve that one dream.

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Trust

Trust

SUMMARY

  • Trust puts us into an area of no control; when we give up control, we’re exercising trust.
  • Trust can be on two different levels: conscious and unconscious.
  • Consciously trusting is conditional-it involves a decision to trust or be trusted.
  • When making a conscious decision to trust, know who and why you’re doing it.
  • If trusting somebody, let it go and just trust.
  • If someone puts trust in you, make sure there is clarity about the situation.

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Should I Focus on College or E5 Leadership?

College or E5 Leader

SUMMARY

  • If you want an advanced degree, if it’s your passion and your dream; pursue it.
  • Recognize that having a successful life and being on a path of success and leadership doesn’t automatically come with a degree.
  • Make sure the degree you’re considering is well-suited to your strengths, talents and temperament.
  • Don’t think of the decision as ‘either/or’. Why not both?
  • Though knowledge is valuable, the wisdom to apply the knowledge is much more valuable.
  • An advanced degree will give you knowledge;

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Success

Success

SUMMARY

  • One vision of success: the people who know you the best should love you the most.
  • Another vision of success: a progressive realization of a worthwhile dream or goal.

It’s going towards those things that are empowering you, which you want to achieve.

  • Four levels of success: Survival, Stability, Success, and Significance.
  • Survival: Your ends are barely meeting.
  • Stability: You’re able to take care of yourself and maybe you have an acquisition or two.

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What Can Young People Do To Sharpen Their Skills in E5 Leader?

Sharpen E5 Skills

SUMMARY

  • The whole process of E5 Leadership is about sharpening your skills.
  • Start by writing down a list of the accomplishments you want to achieve.
  • The list should include your dreams/goals AND your achievables- things that are important to you like getting married, having kids, and living in certain house or location.
  • Write down everything and be specific! You’ll be amazed at what your mind will steer towards when you dwell on it.
  • Second, love everybody around you;

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Purpose

Purpose

SUMMARY

  • Purpose is what directs us on our journey in life.
  • If we find that our purposes have been too small, we need to get a new purpose.
  • With a purpose greater than yourself, you will never run out of opportunity to serve, to grow, and to be more than you thought you could ever be.
  • Purpose in your life has a higher meaning than just you:

Married?  Your purpose is now two. Add a set of in-laws and extended family and your purpose grew.

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Sacrifice

Sacrifice

SUMMARY

  • Sacrifice is something that you choose to do for the benefit of someone else, for the good of a cause or a need.
  • Though frowned upon in our culture, sacrifice should be embraced because it brings about humility.
  • Sacrifice is one of the methods by which we can find humility.
  • There are sacrifices for growth, for improvement, for kindness and service to others, and those we make for love.
  • Sacrifices can be made or forced.

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What Does Excuse Mean?

No More Excuses

SUMMARY

  • An excuse is the skin of a reason justified by a lie.
  • Don’t give excuses in life.

Don’t feel compelled to explain why you’re not doing things you know you should or are afraid to do.

  • If need be, say “I blew it, I’m sorry, I messed up. I’ll do better.”

That’s not an excuse and you can get right to whatever it is and take care of the challenge.

  • One of the most frequent excuses heard is “I’m sorry I’m late,

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Role Modeling

Role Modeling



SUMMARY

  • Everyone needs people to model after.
  • Parents are the first models
  • Make sure that you’re the best model you can be.

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