In this 5 for Leadership we explore more deeply the art of gratitude and what it means to be truly thankful. Every leader needs to exhibit an attitude of thanksgiving. I hope these posts inspire you towards that end.
10 Reasons You Lose Gratitude and 16 Ways To Find It “Gratitude is a form of happiness. Ungratefulness, unhappiness, and ugliness travel in the same circles. Ungratefulness paints everything ugly.” Dan Rockwell gives us some very practical advice on this critical virtue.
A Leader’s Reasons To Be Thankful Art Petty provides 11 reasons leaders should be thankful for what we get to do and the influence we have–the privilege of serving.
3 Reasons To Be A More Thankful Person “Ever wonder the secret to being thankful? I believe the secret to being thankful is in learning to be more content. We give thanks out of a heart overflowing with gratefulness. A full heart naturally produces gratitude. How do we do that?” Ron Edmondson taps some wisdom from the Apostle Paul for learning the secret.
What Is Gratitude? “True gratitude begins with deep humility. True gratitude changes us. True gratitude transforms our relationships. True gratitude changes the game.” See what else Karin Hurt has to say about this necessary leadership trait.
5 Quotes from G.K. Chesterton on Gratitude and Thanksgiving Justin Taylor gives us some timely and thought provoking quotes from one of England’s premier writers. Chesterton also was known as a great lay theologian, philosopher, poet, and journalist. These quotes will expand your definition of thanksgiving.
There are the 5 for this week. I hope you have had a beautiful and reflective Thanksgiving. May this holiday season be fruitful in your leadership life.