Leading by Inspiration – Part 4
-Inspiration means IN-Spirit.
-Motivation pushes you
-Inspiration pulls you.
I. In part three we talked about creating a culture-the atmosphere around you: Deuteronomy 30:19-20.
II. Leading the team: Ecclesiastes 4:9-12
“9 Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.
10 For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up.
11 Again, if two lie together, then they have heat: but how can one be warm alone?
12 And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” (Ecclesiastes 4:9-12)
Engaging all parts of the heart, mind, and body to become fully present.
1. Empowerment- (Developing Confidence) Allowing and encouraging the freedom to:
C. Make decisions,
D. Troubleshoot, and
E. Made mistakes.
2. Focus-Leading toward the best set of outcomes.
A. Write to do’s and goals,
B. Stay the course,
C. Follow your passion and conviction.
3. Vision-Creating a compelling objective that builds confidence and encourages sign up.
A. To clearly see where you’re going is essential to your success not optional.
B. Clarity is the opposite of indecision, confusion, hesitation which block your ability to achieve your vision.
C. Vision gives meaning, purpose, aspiration, inspiration to reach and to go where you’re going.
4. Co-Creation-Trusting that collaboration can yield better results.
A. Feedback, Consumers get involved,
E. Ideals shared.
5. Harmony-Fostering alignment and resolving conflicts.
A. The sound of things that come together that go together well.
B. It’s past unity, but like Derrick and the praise and worship team come together with all musical instruments to produce an incredible anointed worship that is beautiful to God that He inhabits.
6. Direction-Setting the appropriate group and individual expectations.
A. MPC vision statement: Transforming lives with the love of Jesus Christ,
B. MPC mission statement: Who, how, what, when, why.
H. Triggering action.
7. Servanthood-Investing on behalf of others and finding joy in their success.
A. Churchill would visit bombed houses and factories,
B. He made his influence felt: warm, encouraging, hopeful,
C. Churchill gave life and fight to Britain to keep on standing.
8. Sponsorship-Engaging to help others achieve their dreams.
A. The “V” Sign-VICTORY total victory,
B. He rallied the people and helped them see what was possible when it seemed impossible in the midst of adversity and chaos.
C. Winston Churchill-The Bulldog: said,” Never give in, Never give in, Never, Never, Never, Never-In nothing, great or small, large or petty, Never give in, except to convictions of honor and good sense. Never yield to the apparently overwhelming might of the enemy.”
III. Three inspirational character traits to memorize today:
IV. How can you become a better inspirational leader?