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Are You a Thankful Leader?

At this time of year, many of us think about the things for which we are thankful. Leader, here are two things to add to your list (if you haven’t already included them).

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Do You Observe and Report?

Our Safety Team is creating a course called Observe and Report.

The idea is to watch for anything that appears unsafe or suspicious and to report it to the Safety Team so they can investigate.

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Learn from Failures

Humans experience failures. Some people learn from them. 

God told Abraham to leave his family behind, but Abraham took Lot with him. 

That decision made things difficult for Abraham,

Gen 12:1-5, Gen 13. 

Lesson = Modifying God’s will, even a little bit, is dangerous. 

What can leaders do to be sure they learn from failures? Here are some suggestions. 

  1. Ask yourself if you prayed and listened to God before taking action. If not, promise God you will remember to do that in the future. 
  2. Ask yourself if you fully did what God asked you to do. If you modified His instructions even a little, ask for His forgiveness and for the strength to fully follow Him next time.
  3. Thank Him for using your failures to draw you closer to Him and for reinforcing how much you need Him.

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