This really magical thing happened, there's a book series called by a guy named Craig Johnson. Realizing that and having some data around that was this huge gift. The important thing is that there's no shame in making it a game. Because I have that really mean voice that rattles around my head all the livelong day. Jon: A compliment is a pact, because it's against what you believe to be about yourself. If a picture is worth a thousand words, did I just crank out 2000+ words? I would also like to hear more interviews with solo female leaders in the church, your podcast is dominated my men. That is a huge milestone.
Instead of waiting for inspiration or passion, start and see where it takes you. I know inside the community of women, this is a real thing. Some of them still attend the Church, so when they say we built this Church they actually built it… God is really moving and we are coming up on some big decisions, about how we organize and where we meet, we need foundations that scale. I look forward to reporting back on my successes and failures. Have you ever heard someone say something like this? To need outside influence is weak. Because the sneakiest obstacle to meeting your goals is not laziness, but perfectionism. The gaining part, by the way, was very easy.
An additional benefit is that I look like a cool magician, so I've got that going for me. I think that's just because I'm really good at trying to make people like me. I like that it helps me, but how do I finish? My wife and I are also foster parents to three teenage girls which keeps us on our toes and on our knees! Hey, thanks for coming on today. In truth, we have gotten more done in 6 months than I thought we would in the first couple years. That's what we do well. Quotes from This Episode Want to Reach More People? A million people have read. Destroying and replacing them is the solution.
You get to be finished and imperfect or almost done and perfect. I think that's the setting of the expectations. That's what secret rules are. I heard so many stories of how Ministry work was hard on people, made them callous, exhausted them, and eventually led them to leave ministry. There, I checked that off the box. Almost everybody that I talk to, it just feels like that is a constraint that most of the women that I speak to cite: time, time, time.
I am always on the look out for great resources to help me grow and develop not only as a leader but personally and spiritually as well. A hiding place is an activity you focus on instead of your goal. I don't know when we lost our resiliency. I think that perfectionism is so dangerous because it's a poison that disguises itself as a vitamin. Also, my other job is managing 3 mobile home communities not trailer parks they are beautiful with a total of 300+ residents, my boss is a Canadian Christian who is great, and tells me Tim Hortons chocolate milk is amazing but only in Canada. We have an incredible core team of most millennials and younger who are reaching a mostly younger generation in Nashua.
Phil Hey Carey, Love the show! We are looking to the experiences of others and trying to glean whatever we can to apply to our situation. And in the process, I ran across your Finish workbook. And when it felt that way, it was more a product of stupid annoying technology. Jen: You can do it. He has five separate newsletters covering those topics as well as fitness and parenting.
Jon: It's like measuring them but it's really complicated. Jon: We have to carry water around. If there's a little project tucked into a drawer or in the back of your closet or in the back of your mind, this conversation, I promise you, it will help you dust it off and polish it off, polish it up and put it into practice. I can't force it the way I want it to. I have received tons of wisdoms, insight, and leadership growth from the podcast and am very thankful for how you invest in leaders. And whenever we celebrate, you know it means you benefit.
When new ideas or new goals get shiny, put them at the finish line. That has no basis in reality. I never met an idea I didn't like, so I know all about the excitement of starting and the difficulty of finishing. One example of what Acuff de-prioritises is email. Jon: Yeah, thanks for having me. Doesn't that make you feel relieved? And that will inevitably happen.