I just finished Kent Ingle’s 9 Disciplines of Enduring Leadership. Though he probably has no idea, from his time initially at Northwest University (while I was a youth pastor in the area) and eventually at Southeastern University (as a student in a graduate program), I consider Dr. Ingle a prominent voice in my life.
Reading one of his books is a close second to picking his brain over a warm cup of coffee. Some of my favorite quotes are posted on Instagram.
One of the most challenging chapters was the one devoted to self-preparedness. In this section, the author warns us of several pitfalls to daily growth…
- They think they have arrived
- They rely on what they did in the past
- They serve a position, not a constituency
- They think the organization exists to serve them
- Think of some situations that never developed into opportunities. Why did you choose not to take action?
- What are some examples of things you do to be excellent? How does your pursuit of excellence affect those around you?