Leaders Are Proactive

I believe one of the biggest problems in our world is the epidemic of victim mentality. We place blame instead of taking responsibility. We are offended instead of being understanding. We make assumptions that are primarily negative. We play the victim too much! Leaders, however, are proactive. They take ownership of their life and don’t play the victim. I was reminded of this principle by a friend of mine this week who told me an experience she just had that was a wake up call. She was on vacation and decided to go to church in the city she was exploring. She walked into the Chapel and found a seat. There were about five minutes before the service began and so she sat there and fully expected people would notice she was new or visiting and would come to say hello. To her dismay, not a single person introduced themselves.
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