It’s Thanksgiving week, and a lot of people are spending time thinking about what they’re grateful for. As I reflect on my life, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for the people who have made a difference in my life story.
Today, I share that story, as well as the practical lessons that I’ve learned along the way to help you in leadership and life. I note the importance of giving voice to gratitude, and the power of inviting a person to be a part of something. I define real friendship, sharing my friend’s observation that real friends don’t just love you as you are; they love you enough not to let you stay where you are. I emphasize the weight your words hold, I invite you to let God write your story, and I call you to reach out to the people who have made a difference in your life. Throughout it all, I note the power of ordinary people’s ordinary actions.
“The only way to change the world is when ordinary people do ordinary things that make an extraordinary difference.”
– Doug Smith
“You could live a thousand lives writing your own story, and it would never compare to the one story that God wants to write for you. But you have a choice in that: you have to give Him the pen; you have to let Him write the story.”
– Doug Smith
Key Takeaways this week on the L3 Leadership Podcast:
● The power of the ordinary to accomplish the extraordinary
● The importance of thanking people
● How to recognize a real friend
● Why your words matter
● Making the choice to let God write your story
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