Leaders are V.I.S.I.O.N.A.R.I.E.S.

What makes a leader exceptional? Their vision for the future of the tribe they’re leading. Author Pat Morley broke down the word ‘Visionaries’ and how it applies to great leaders. I want to share it with you today…

Vision

More than anything else, great leaders are propelled by great dreams. They’re pulled along by the grip of destiny.

Innovation

Great leaders give the world “ideas” that change the existing order. They exude creativity and imagination.

Sacrifice

Great leaders deny themselves for the greater good. They’re so committed to their cause that they are willing to risk rejection.

Integrity

At their core, great leaders have unwavering character. A handshake still means everything to them.

Optimism

Great leaders possess a passion that touches that noble impulse in each of us. They inspire us to want to be part of something bigger than ourselves.

Never Give Up

Great leaders display unwavering belief in their mission. Against all odds, they show tenacity, perseverance, and faithfulness to their call.

Ability

Great leaders possess special abilities. They are men of skill – whether inventor, philosopher, theologian, scientist, artist, writer, poet, or preacher.

Relate to Others

Great leaders have empathy and love for people. Their people skills include compassion and listening.

Improbability

Great leaders never think they are. They are marked by profound humility. The world would not pick them.

Excellence

Great leaders demand excellence from themselves, which spurs us to be like them.

Servant to Others

Great leaders are first servant leaders. Great Christian leaders do what they do to bring glory to God.

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