Walking In God’s Favor: Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ. I Corinthians 11:1 NIV
The Price of Fame
You empower others to grow when they can see a living example. Nothing is more discouraging than a leader who gives good advice but sets a poor example. On the other hand, nothing can be more encouraging or inspiring than a leader who lives the life he or she talks about.
Taking Responsibility for Your Choices
Level 4 stewards internally recognize the importance of being who you say you are. Personal integrity has a tremendous impact on your own life and those around you.
In my early 30′s, as a young husband, father, leader, and business man, I made it a goal I would not teach or speak publicly about principles I was not practicing in my own life.
Warren Buffet says “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
Integrity; Vitamins For The Soul
This idea to be transparent in your public life can help you to set positive goals of faithful stewardship in how you prioritize your time, develop your God- given gifts, care for your body-temple and save & invest your financial resources.
Spending quality time with your spouse, attending your children or grandchildren’s events, exercising regularly and eating healthy foods, budgeting your personal finances, along with setting business goals requires you to consider who you are and the example you leaving others to follow.
Prayer of Blessing: Lord help us to choose to live with integrity.
Michael J. Vance is the co-founder of stewardshipofwealth.com and the co-host of a weekly podcast http://www.betterhfm.com Better Husband, Father, Man is your hub for all things marriage, parenting, and self-improvement. Michael J. Vance is a senior account executive with Hundley Batts & Associates Insurance Agency. Ardella Vance volunteers her time, talents, and financial resources to causes she is passionate about. Ardella Vance is a gifted educator and a Master Guide in the Pathfinders Club, a global organization empowered to teach life and leadership skills to young people. The Vance’s have been married well over 30 years and share their lives with four adult children and seven grandchildren. They currently reside in Huntsville, Alabama and blog from their financial workbook “The Stewardship of Wealth“.