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For everything you gain in life, there will be something you have to give up. The question is: What are you willing to give up to go up? This episode of the Pinnacle Leaders Podcast examines five more tradeoffs that are essential for anyone who desires to move forward in their leadership calling.
ABOUT DR. RANDAL S. LANGLEY
Dr. Randal S. Langley is the President of Christian Life School of Theology Global (CLSTG), a world leader in theological and leadership education, providing online degree programs and customized Christian higher-education solutions for churches, ministries and other organizations. Dr. Langley is also president of the International Association of Bible Colleges and Seminaries and is a founding partner and certified life coach, teacher, and trainer for the John C. Maxwell Team. His desire is to help people fulfill their ultimate purpose in life and achieve their God-given dreams.
ABOUT REV. LAURIE LANGLEY
Having more than two decades of experience in leading and developing people and teams, Laurie Langley is passionately committed to the values of integrity and follow-through. From a position of being a lifelong learner, Laurie is recognized as a highly capable communicator, an organization and proficiency professional, and is trained and seasoned in outcome management. In addition to the business skills she has developed over the years, Laurie is passionate about sharing hope, living in peace, and her belief in the power of kindness.
To be a significant leader, you have to be willing to make tradeoffs all through life. You have to let certain things loose in order to reach for the better things. Here are the last five of ten tradeoffs worth making if you’re serious about fulfilling the purpose God has for your life:
6. Quantity of Life for Quality of Life
7. Acceptable for Excellent
8. Addition for Multiplication
9. First Half for Second Half
10. Working for God for Walking with God
If you want to be an excellent leader, you need to learn to travel light. You have to offload before trying to reload.
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QUOTES & SCRIPTURE TO REMEMBER
- “Leaders cannot rise up on the wings of mediocrity.” — John C. Maxwell
- “One is too small a number to achieve greatness. No accomplishment of real value has ever been achieved by a human being working alone.” — John C. Maxwell
- “The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful people who will be able to teach others also.” — 2 Timothy 2:2
- “Now then, just as the Lord promised, he has kept me alive for forty-five years since the time he said this to Moses, while Israel moved about in the wilderness. So here I am today, eighty-five years old! I am still as strong today as the day Moses sent me out; I’m just as vigorous to go out to battle now as I was then. Now give me this hill country that the Lord promised me that day.” — Joshua 14:10-12
- “If who you are is right, then what you do will be right.” — Dr. Randal S. Langley