- 6 Traits of a Leader
In this time of predictions for the new year, as one reads them, one wonders if they will come true. Did last year’s predictions come true? Probably not. But we have to realize that the unforeseen keeps making the future unforeseeable.
We can plan and set goals, but one thing is certain, there will be obstacles in our paths and how we deal with those is the sign of a person who follows God’s teachings or the Devil’s.
Whether you’re a leader or a follower, these 6 traits are what a godly person should have that will help them handle any crisis. And when you think about it, they are the traits we should look for in presidential candidates.
- Integrity: the person’s life and words match
- Justice: the person rejects dishonest gain
- Convictions: the person’s values won’t allow their to accept bribes
- Positive Focus: the person refuses to dwell on destructive issues
- Pure: the person disciplines their mind to remain clean and pure
- Secure: the person is firm, stable in their identity and source of strength (God)
Adapted from Leadership Promises for Every Day by John C. Maxwell based on Isaiah 33:14-16
People change. We need to look at the change for the better which shows that they have the traits listed above. Watch for these traits in the presidential candidates.
We all make mistakes. It’s how we handle ourselves when we realize our actions were wrong is the sign of the WWJD? person.
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