Can I confess something? I love the New Year! I don’t love resolutions as much as taking time to reevaluate and set some key goals to guide me through the year.
As I have been thinking through what might happen over the next 12 months, I have had an idea keep coming back to me. I have written about it before here, but I thought it wouldn’t hurt to write a fresh post for a fresh year.
So, let’s talk about the Horizon of Possibility.
The Horizon of Possibility is a leader’s ability to look at a situation and imagine what could be.
A leader looks at a struggling ministry and sees the lives that could change with a healthy ministry.
A leader looks at a failing organization and sees the steps to put the organization on the right path.
A leader looks at a person and does not see who they are, but who they could be.
A leader looks at a mirror and sees the potential they have to make a difference.
The Horizon of Possibility resides at the heart of every goal and resolution. Everyone who set a goal in the past week (and everyone who has ever set a goal), has looked at where they are and where they could be, and said this is what I want.
What change can you see but those around you have a little more difficult time? What picture do you need to paint? What goal do you need to set? What target do you need to lead others to strive for?
Let me encourage you to take some time to set one or two goals to kick off the New Year. I won’t tell anyone you’re making resolutions or anything crazy like that. Instead, you’re marching toward the Horizon of Possibility.
Let 2019 be a year of influence and change.
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