What Can I Do to Be In Submission?

SUMMARY

  • Having trouble being in submission? Odds are you have your arrows in.
  • Look further than yourself; look to others and your service to others in order to learn submissiveness.
  • Being submissive means not that you’re a door mat, but that you’re sub to the mission.
  • What’s your mission?
  • Be sub to that mission; put the mission above your wish, wants, needs, and desires.
  • Start by being in submission to your dreams,

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Has Your Spouse Always Been on Board?

SUMMARY

  • When developing leadership skills or trying to grow forward, you might experience a little “kick back”. Married or single – some well-meaning spouse or friend can reject the idea that you’re going to change.

They take a “Show me. Let’s wait and see attitude.

  • They only know the old you. You’re going to have to prove it to them.
  • PERSEVERE

They will start to see the changes.

They will recognize the efforts you put forth to become better.

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How to Create a Good Conflict Resolution Plan

SUMMARY

  • Certain temperaments are prone to conflict and certain temperaments are not.  

A choleric person looks forward to the conflict, whereas a phlegmatic person wants peace at all cost. 

  • Everyone will run across conflict. You need a good resolution plan. 
  • It’s a process: 

~Agree to disagree. 

~Recognize that the other person’s feelings and/or point of view is valid. 

~Serve each other with the idea of creating peace and harmony. 

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11 Ways to Add Motivation to Your Life

Motivation is one of those strange things. It can come to you through a bunch of different ways but not all motivation sticks. Some of the best advice I’ve ever received about motivation was the saying Me Motivates Me.

Why did this help me so much? I’ve come to recognize that if the motivation was from within me, it wasn’t fickle and it couldn’t fly away with the slightest breeze. If I hardwired motivation within me, I could be propelled toward any dream with ease.

Back in 8th grade, I went on a field trip to a farm.

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Why Can’t Fear And Faith Exist In The Mind At The Same Time?

SUMMARY

  • The mind can’t think two thoughts at once.
  • If you’re a faithful person, there’s an absence of fear.
  • Faith trumps fear!
  • Faith is a strong, powerful, encouraging, uplifting process of thought.
  • Fear is weak, undisciplined, and sometimes vain imagination.
  • Fear can be displaced by faith with some positive mental attitude or Scripture. 

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Five Ways to Not Miss Out On Life 

Have you ever had to get up and leave during a critical part of a movie or show?

I recently saw ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ with my brother-in-law and son. I’m pretty sure you’ll agree that it was awesome. Less than halfway through the movie, I had to leave the theater; let’s just say too much soda. While I was gone, I felt panicky and rushed, knowing I was missing so much. I was imagining another epic fight scene, a pivotal line that wrapped the whole plot together, an amazing screen shot… So, as quickly as was humanly possible, 

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How to Teach Your Children About E5 Leader

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  • How can I get this information into the hands of my children? This is the number 1 question I receive.  You’ve been exposed to E5.  You’ve implemented its teachings into your life.  It is only natural to want to allow it to flow from you into your family, especially your children.
  • Be the best model you can. The best way to teach them is to be a beacon of hope for them.  Be the best model you can.  Offer it to them. 

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14 Characteristics of a Selfless Leader

 

Among my many interests in life is my love for survival stories. I am fascinated with the level of emotional IQ–or, as we at E5 Leader call it, emotional balance–of those who face overwhelming odds and come out victorious in body and spirit. It is amazing to watch, read or hear about the human spirit rising up to face these impossible odds and to come out on the other side, stronger than before.

I want to share an amazing story.

I recently read a historical account of a real survivalist, Ernest Shackleton. His ship got stuck in the ice on his way to explore Antarctica.

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Four Ways to Keep Your Dreams Alive

I’m a simple guy. I enjoy the simple things in life. I’m pretty easy to content.

I’ll tell you something. Although I can easily relax and be thankful for what I have, I still have drive.

Do you know why? It is because I have dreams. BIG DREAMS. I know I can achieve them. I’ll keep pushing to achieve them and I’ll enjoy the ride as I go.

Now, I KNOW you’ve had dreams. Big ones. Are they still in you? Do you still believe you can achieve them?

One of the biggest dream killers is to be resigned to the difficulties of your life.

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The Best Business Advice I Ever Got

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The Best Business Advice I Ever Got

  • The best business advice I’ve ever received came from John Maxwell.
  • John taught me how to be bring my faith life into my business life.
  • This enabled me to live a transparent life – being the same in business as I was in my personal life.
  • Another mentor, Norm, taught me how to fuse my faith life with my business life. This led me to dismiss the myth that you have to be broke to be happy or be broke to be close to God.

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