Posts tagged teamwork
Trust is Essential

Trust is hard to come by, and it seems that as our society grows increasingly non-personal due to technology, we're becoming less trusting. After all, I trust my iPhone to turn on every time I hit the Home button, and 99 times out of 100 it works just as I expect. A much better track record than most people.

The problem is, in a staff, business or even family setting, trust is necessary for proper function. You need to trust that your employees will get their job done. You need to trust your spouse to pick up the kids from school, and you need to trust the Pastor of a church to be studying for Sunday.

But no one is perfect, and trust will be breached at some point. Hopefully it will be a mild infraction, but other times it could be more significant, with a long road to recovery. Regardless of it's depth, any breach of trust must be overcome. 

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Excellence Over Perfection

​I never liked group projects in school. It always felt like I ended up doing most of the work anyway and everyone got equal credit. Or worse, someone else in the group did most of the work and it turned out sub-par, reflecting poorly on myself. I knew if I could just own a project and be the only one working it, I could finish with perfection.

Because you have trusted in your wealth and skill, you will be taken captive. Jeremiah 48:7
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