If you are a part of a team and you realize that you are compelled to do individual work, not to the sabatoge of another but the greater purpose in you, it may be time to step out.
My assignment right now involves flying between the US and the UK on a regular basis to pastor churches on both sides of the Atlantic. Estrella and I couldn’t do it without the awesome team of gifted people that God has placed around us.
In building a team to accomplish a mission like ours, we have learnt that the caliber of every member is vital. So many teams are hampered and ineffective because they have to slow to the pace of the weakest member. To play at a higher level, each member must commit to lifting his or her game.
Since the 1400s, studies have shown that it takes at least 10,000hrs or 10 years of practicing something before a person can perfect their craft and achieve mastery. That’s why a premature graduation usually proves counter-productive. No wonder an excellent apprenticeship was designed to last at least 7 years.
Any person who…
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