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I read a number of books throughout the year.
Sometimes, I get asked how I read so many books. If you are one who would like to read more books throughout the year, let me provide a few suggestions that may help.
All of us hit both personal and organizational plateaus. As much as we think momentum should be a permanent state, it never is. No one lives in a state of momentum all the time.
So if you hit a plateau or fall in a rut, how do you get out of it—both personally and organizationally?
Have you ever felt depleted? As a pastor I have. Recently I heard the president of Heritage College and Seminary located near Toronto give an uplifting talk about how pastors can refill their depleted souls. He spoke at a monthly gathering of pastors and Christian business leaders in London, Ontario, where I serve as a pastor. With permission, I share his insights below.
Sadly, a lot of pastors I talk with have no real plans to make next year different. Sure, you can set some goals or make resolutions. But didn’t you do that last year?
Let’s try something different this year.
You cannot lead the top performers in your organization simply by rules. Top performers do not need rules. Rather, they need guidelines. They need standards.