Leaders are Readers

Posted on June 3, 2013 by

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by Orrin Woodward

Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers. Why? Because there are too many wisdom nuggets to learn in life to gather them all by one’s own experiences. Reading allows a person to gain wisdom through reflecting upon other people’s experiences which saves time and pain. LIFE Leadership is an educational company designed to help people save the time and pain of making all the mistakes themselves.

LeadersAreReadersUnfortunately, in today’s entertainment age, few are willing to pick up a book and invest the hours needed to separate themselves from the crowd. However, this makes those who will take the time to read that much more valuable. It’s been said that when a person reads five books in a particular field, that person has entered mastery level on that subject.
How many fields are you a master of?

Tell me what you do with your free time and I can fairly accurately predict your future. Indeed, investments over time compound and a person separates himself from the field. What are you waiting for? Get reading today from books of the top thinkers. If you are not sure where to start, I humbly submit (in addition to the Bible) Launching a Leadership Revolution, RESOLVED: 13 Resolutions for LIFE, and LeaderShift for your reading pleasure.

Also:
A  Month of Italy – Chris Brady
Voyage of a Viking – Tim Marks
Visioneering – Andy Stanley
Unfashionable: Making a Difference in the World by Being Different – Tullian Tchividjian
In a Pit With a Lion on a Snowy Day – Mark Batterson

II Samuel 23:20
Benaiah chased a lion down into a pit. Then, despite the snow and slippery ground, he caught the lion and killed it.

1 Chronicles 11:22
22 Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done mighty deeds, he slew the two sons of Ariel of Moab: he went down also and slew a lion in the midst of a pit in time of snow.

 

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