Risks are scary things. You never know what the outcome of the risk will be.
Will you lose your life? Will you strike it rich? Will you be denied? Will you be noticed? Will you have an epic failure?
Those are probably the questions running through your mind as you take a risk, especially big risks. Risks require us to ask questions and gamble on the outcome.
You may not get the results you were looking for.
My Recent Risk
My friend, Kimanzi Constable, has been challenging a group of us to take our dreams to the next level. To reach out to organizations that may help us increase business and further our success.
My risk was reaching out to Chris Brogan at Owner Mag. Owner Mag was an online magazine that featured amazing articles. Read more...
Great leaders know they need to stay motivated. They need to have their head in the game and be willing to go to the front.
And yet there are times when we lack motivation. We want to give in and quit.
I’ve seen this time and again as a youth leader. We’ll bring new staff members on board only to see them slip away and drop out of their leadership position.
This dropping away happens from a lack of motivation. They’re no longer seeing what they once enjoyed and brought happiness to their lives.
Instead it’s become dull and drab. A burden to carry or toss away. It’s up to them but we see them giving up.
In The Importance of Discovering The Proper Motivation, I wrote that the proper motivation should be to help others become better. I still believe this. Read more...