Well, it is another year, and I'll like to welcome you to 2018, the year that The Lord has made.
HealthcareLOT is a company built on Godly principles. Therefore I thought it best to take the opportunity to encourage you regarding 2018 from The Holy Bible. The Holy Bible is a book I reference quite often as I lecture, coach and mentor others to greatness. My ask is that you keep the following 3 points in mind as you prepare and venture into achieving success as a leader (or aspiring leader) in healthcare today.
1. Write The Vision: In the 2nd verse of the 2nd chapter of the book of Habakkuk says "Then the Lord answered me and said: Write the vision and make it plain on tablets, that he may run who reads it." Habakkuk 2:2. For you to succeed in 2018, you must write your vision in plain sight. Let it be written in order to take it where it needs to go. It is only when your vision is written clearly can you execute. As a Chinese proverb says, the palest ink is better than the best memory.
2. Run to Win: If you're going to win this year, you must be determined to do so. If you must run a race, you must be determined to win. Some enter into leadership roles without a clear vision or the desire to win or succeed in it, if this is you, you will likely fail. Apostle Paul said in 1 Corinthians 9:24 that "Do you not know that those who run in a race all run, but one receives the prize? Run in such a way that you may obtain it." Be determined to win, that's half the battle, the other half is execution.
3. Know His Plans for You: If you're going to succeed, you must know that God's plans for you are for you to succeed. Be comforted in knowing this. Jeremiah 29:11 says "For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope."
Let us begin 2018 with the right tools: a written vision, the determination to succeed, and the comfort in knowing that God's plans for us are to give us victory.