Leading by Inspiration
“1. I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
2. And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.” (Romans 12:1-2)
Inspiration means In-Spirit-Motivational leaders push you to do more, but inspirational leaders pull your best out of you.
Engaging all parts of your Spirit, Soul (Mind-Will-Emotions) and Body to become fully present.
(Hebrews 4:12, 1 Thessalonians 5:23) —
A. Living and leading from the inside out-A state of assuredness. (1 Samuel 16:7)
B. Developing your inner man.
“16. That he would grant you, according to the riches of his glory, to be strengthened with might by his Spirit in the inner man;” (Ephesians 3:16)
1. Stress Tolerance: Dealing with stress in a positive and constructive manner. How?
2. Self-Regard: Holding a confident yet realistic assessment of your abilities.
3. Emotional Self Awareness: Understanding your emotions, their causes and their impact on others.
4. Flexibility: Adopting your responses to dynamic circumstances.
5. Independence: Maintaining the conviction to follow your own course of action.
6. Self-Actualization: Improving yourself and engaging in personally meaningful pursuits.
7. Emotional Expression: Voicing your feelings openly.
8. Optimism: Remaining resilient and positive despite challenges.
II. 3 Inspirational character traits:
A. Lead with humility.
B. Lead with optimism.
C. Lead with appreciation.
III. What do you need to do to be a better inspirational leader?