We often measure success by our ability to accomplish something.
We'd do better to measure success based on serving someone.
Doing we can, with what we have, where we are.
That is an outcome worth looking at.
Honoring someone else's needs above our individual wants.
The opportunity we've been given to serve one another will always be greater than obsessing over the wins and losses trying to trump one another.
We can come up with all sorts of excuses why we "aren't able to".
And we'll end up missing out on the greatest opportunity of all...
To serve one another.
We will lead at a higher level, when we serve at a deeper level.
But what does it mean to serve?
You could probably think of a bunch more to add to that list.
For now, let's agree that leadership isn't something we arrive at,
rather it's a lifestyle of service to others that we commit to.
When we look at our feet in the mirror,
are we leading in a way that leaves a clear path worth following?
The world needs more tree shakers and basket holders.
There are enough low fruit pickers.
Substance and sustenance come from hard to reach places.
Scarcity and lack comes from the beaten path and crowded foot space.
Pair that with committed followers that will #CatchAndCarry what is coming.
Then you'll have a culture that can #ServeAndShare.
Now you are cooking with fruit.
That last sentence didn't make sense...but somehow you still got the point.
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Brett W. Gould