Everyone has their own vision of success and what it means to them personally. For some it can mean a fat bank account, fancy home, or sports car and for others it can mean family. For me it means being fully used by serving others and finding happiness in the work and life I live.
I began to sit down and think about what are the things I believe in most and what drives success for me and developed the seven beliefs that create success.
The belief in my talents. You should believe that we are all given talents not only to keep to ourselves but to use and multiply.
The belief in my gifting. You should believe in your gifts fully recognizing that a gift isn’t a gift until it’s given. Your gift is different from your talents and should be used to advance the Kingdom.
The belief in the power of my voice. You should fully believe in the power of your voice and how speaking up creates change. Whether it’s through writing or speaking your voice holds personal power.
The belief in my ideas. You should fully believe in your ideas as valuable. Fresh ideas is what makes our world go round! Learning how to create over just consuming is the game changing ideal that will propel you into your purpose.
The belief in my abilities. Fully believe that you are capable of doing anything that you put your mind to. A made up mind is the greatest asset anyone can have. It’s hard to dissuade a person who knows what their mind is set on. Anything you can believe you can achieve.
The belief in my influence on others. People need people; authentic people that have had real problems, real experiences and can share real solutions. It’s through this relationship that influence and impact can be made. Don’t be afraid to share your story it can make the world of difference for someone.
The belief in a higher power. Fully believe in God, the one who created you with a hope and a future. Some thank the universe and the stars but I believe in God. He has my trust and life in the palm of His hand and I stand on biblical foundation. That’s the only “power” I contribute to success. By focusing on God I gain direction.
These seven beliefs should be your focus as you begin your work and create your life plan or plans for success in family, business, marriage, whatever! They all play a pivotal role in your success.
Question: What do you believe has attributed to your success or the success of others?
Top 5 Life Skills to Teach Children
Here are the top five life skills to teach children:
- Food/Cooking Skills
- Budgeting/Money Skills
- Dressing Skills
- Social Skills and Manners
- Behavioral Skills
Mentoring creates momentum.
Momentum creates movement.
Movement creates growth.
Affirmations are powerful tools to declare definite decisions in your life. By reciting these each morning during your quiet time they will add an extra boost of encouragement to your day and remind you that you can absolutely have what you want from this life with the right mentality!
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Positive Asset Building
Focusing on positive asset building is a critical focus of positive youth development.
All young people need the same types of positive resources:
-Caring, Respectful Relationships
-High, Clear and Fair Expectations
-Meaningful Opportunities to Participate and Contribute
Consider how you can provide these experiences this week in your school, program, and agencies.
7 Day E.M.P.O.W.E.R. Challenge for Leaders looking for assistance with content creation
I often hear really great youth developers say “I know what I want to do, but I just need to work my plan on how to do it.” Raise your hand if you know you should be doing more to empower youth but you lack a clear strategy on delivery and you often get frustrated with your message?
If your hand is up I’ve got a solution for you!
Inside my E.M.P.O.W.E.R System let me show you how to create content through blogging, teaching, speaking, and creating tools that will keep your youth community coming back for more.
Who Is This For?
Thought leaders and ambitious youth leaders who wish to create better content, content delivery strategies, and consistent information to keep their community coming back for more!
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Does your family have a clear set of rules and consequences? Do you implement them consistently? Parenting can be exhausting but staying on top of your child’s whereabouts is essential to make sure your kids don’t cross the boundaries you’ve set. If they do you can jump in quickly and implement consequences and reminders towards the families goals.
I don’t know if you’ve had an opportunity to catch up with the show Greenleaf on OWN but it’s a really amazing show that chronicles the Greenleaf family. The Greenleafs run a mega church in Memphis and like any family as the season progresses all their scandal, secrets, and lies come to light.
One of those is the story of Zora. She’s the daughter of Jacob and Kerissa who are pastors and now the leaders of their own ministry. So while her parents are preoccupied with heir own marital affairs and now found responsibilities, Zora is discovering teenage love.
Zora has a very level headed cousin named Sophia and they both seemed to start out as pretty good valued Christian girls but Zora is starting to become more risky and step away from the “boredom” that is Sophia who tends to play by the rules. Here’s the thing: Their family knows the girls to be good so they aren’t questioning a lot of their whereabouts and activities.
As parents be mindful that just because you raised your children right doesn’t mean that they won’t find themselves in temptation. Even the strongest of teens can find their match who just pushes, Pressures, and perseveres until they get what they want. For Zora this was her boyfriend Isaiah.
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