1. My attitude as I begin a task will affect its
outcome more than anything else.
• Joshua and Caleb
1. Saw the fruit
2. Saw themselves
in God’s hands
• The Other Ten Spies
1. Saw the problems
2. Saw themselves as
small and weak
3. Were optimistic
about the future
3. Were pessimistic
about the future
4. Encouraged stepping
out in faith
4. Prevented the people
2. My attitude toward others determines
their attitude toward me.
• 4 Important Leadership Steps with People
1. Remember their name
2. Recognize their potential
3. Request their help
4. Reward their efforts
3. My attitude is the major difference
between success and failure.
“Watch over your heart and guard it with all diligence. For
from it flow the springs of life.” (Proverbs 4:23)
4. My attitude can turn my problems
Three Phases of a problem:
Awareness: We have a problem.
Evaluation: What went wrong?
Choice: This is where attitude steps in!
5. My attitude can give me an uncommon
perspective on life.
“The primary difference between a follower and a leader is perspective. The primary difference between a leader and an effective leader is better
-Dr. J Robert Clinton
6. My attitude is my best friend or my
“The good man out of the good treasure of his heart
brings forth what is good; and the evil man out of the
evil treasure of his heart brings forth what is evil; for
his mouth speaks from that which fills his heart.”
7. My attitude, not my achievements,
will give me happiness.
Have you ever thought….
1. If I could just serve in a different place, I’d be happier.
2. If I just knew that person, I’d be satisfied.
3. If things were different here, I would be OK.
4. If I would not have done that, I’d feel better about myself.
8. My attitude will change when I
choose to change it.
9. My attitude needs continual
• Indicators for Attitude Adjustments…
1. I have not had enough time with God or myself.
2. My family notices and tells me about my attitude.
3. My relationship with co-workers becomes strained.
4. My view of people begins to lower.
5. My perspective on life becomes cynical.
10. My attitude is contagious.
•People catch our attitudes like they catch a
cold from us—by getting too close to us!