Notes from the Journey with the Disciples – 11

11. He did not fail to confess, but confessed freely, “I am not the Christ” (John 1:20).
Sometimes, as a leader, it’s just as important to know who you’re not as it is to know who you are. Leaders who allow the accolades of others to dictate their sense of self can seldom live up to the lofty status others want to give them. We all enjoy appreciation, but adoration is a trap of pride and will draw us in unsuspectingly and soon we’ll find ourselves believing our own press clippings. Know who you are and know who you’re not–and don’t let others think differently!

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  • January 24, 2013 at 2:30 pm
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    To thine own self be true.

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