“How’d the meeting go?” Daniel asks, thoughtfully remembering that I’ve had a lunch gathering with some colleagues.
What went wrong?
Faux-Pas #1: Failure to Clarify the Goals and Agenda of the Meeting
Faux-Pas #2: Failure to Make Sure My Energy Needs Were Met
Had I been proactive about food, water, sleep, and preparedness, I would have had far greater energy reserves going into the meeting.
- Read Part 2:
- Read Part 3: The Worst 5th Control-Freak Mistake We Don’t HAVE to Make
LET. IT. GO.
- our nerves will be calmed.
- our stress levels will deflate.
- our tasks will be less about work and more about worship.
- our decisions will become easier.
- we will experience more joy and less worry.
- past experiences will begin to make sense.
- our present will seem more doable.
- our future will actually begin to come into focus.
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.1 Corinthians 13:6-7
- How have conflicting agendas triggered control issues in your conversations?
- What role might hunger, thirst, and fatigue play in your own control issues?
- Anything else on your heart!