“The Christians are right: it is Pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began.” ’- C.S. Lewis, Mere Christianity
The influence exerted upon society by the silent person is irresistible; there very silence is a proof of wisdom. Indeed, the surest way to gain the respect and esteem of the world, and to keep it, is to say nothing, to express our wisdom, like the owl, by our looks.
But how and when on earth are we supposed to do all that is the reply received from newly qualified project managers only weeks into their new positions when we describe some of the activities they should be focusing on to be successful as leaders.
People mostly want to perform at their best; they want to be recognised for leading, winning and generally improving. On the flip side, few wish to be perceived as getting worse, failing, or not trying their best. As such, we often hide failure from others.
Leaders are called to believe and see a beautiful, bright and expansive future for those who can’t see one for themselves.
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There is a reason why kings built their castles out of stone, a reason why the two pigs who built their houses out of straw and sticks had their houses destroyed. It is not a hard concept to grasp
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Kirk Franklin has, without a doubt changed modern music more than any other artist in the last two decades. He has been called the architect of a new American musical genre. The 48 year old minister incorporated contemporary Hip-Hop music with traditional gospel choir arrangements to reach out to the youth with a positive and uplifting message.