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Lesson 6

  1. 1. Talent Plus Relationships and Teamwork<br />Lesson Six<br />
  2. 2. Relationships Influence Your Talent<br />You can trace your successes and failures in life to your most significant relationships.<br />Surround yourself with people who add value to you and your talent will go in a positive direction.<br />
  3. 3. The Impact of Relationships<br />Some relationships take from us<br /><ul><li>All relationships require some form of our energy.
  4. 4. Relationships don’t cultivate and sustain themselves.
  5. 5. Relationships will also renew your energy.
  6. 6. Negative relationships will drain you of energy all the time.</li></li></ul><li>2. Some relationships add to us<br /><ul><li>Believe in your dreams.
  7. 7. Share your joys.
  8. 8. Dry your tears.
  9. 9. Give your hope</li></li></ul><li><ul><li>Comfort your hurts.
  10. 10. Listen to you.
  11. 11. Laugh with you.
  12. 12. Show you a better way.
  13. 13. Pray for you
  14. 14. Tell you the truth
  15. 15. Encourage you</li></li></ul><li>3. Some relationships are pivotal in our lives. They lift us to levels of effectiveness we never dreamed possible. They are truly difference makers in our lives.<br />
  16. 16. Five Signs of a Solid Relationship<br />Mutual enjoyment<br />Respect<br />Shared Experiences<br />Trust<br />Balance<br />
  17. 17. Steps to have good relationships:<br />Identify the most important people in your life, the people with whom you spend the most time and the people whose opinions you most value.<br />Assess whether they are influencing you in the right direction.<br />If your friends aren’t really friends, make new friends.<br />
  18. 18. Friendships are like accounts. You cannot continue to draw on them without making deposits.<br />
  19. 19. Strength of relationships<br />Friends are scarce. ( Prov 18:24)<br />Friends will not abandon you in tough times (Prov 17:17)<br />Friends will be available for counsel ( Prov 27:9)<br />Friends will speak the truth to you. ( Prov 27:6)<br />Friends will sharpen you. ( Prov 27:17)<br />
  20. 20. Strength of relationships<br />6. Friends will be sensitive to your feelings . ( Prov 26:18-19) <br />7. Friends will stick with you. ( Prov 18:24)<br />
  21. 21. Remember !<br />In prosperity our friends know us; in adversity we know our friends.<br />
  22. 22. Discussion:<br />Who has been a pivotal person in your life? What has the person done for you and what has it meant?<br />
  23. 23. Teamwork multiplies your talent<br />
  24. 24. Teamwork divides the effort but multiplies the effect.<br />Talent wins games, but teamwork wins championships.<br />Teamwork is not about you.<br />Great teams create a sense of community.<br />Adding value to others adds value to you.<br />
  25. 25. If it is your desire to choose teamwork over solo effort, then do the following:<br />1. Accept the Law of Significance: One is too small a number to achieve greatness.<br />2. Include a team in your dream.<br />3. Develop your team.<br />4. Give the credit for success to the team.<br />
  26. 26. If you can accomplish your dream alone, it probably isn’t a God-given dream. A dream from God will also require a team… and require God’s supernatural blessing.<br />
  27. 27. Discussion<br />Why do you think teamwork is such a vital component of becoming a talent – plus person?<br />Are you a good team player? Do your goals primarily benefit you? Do you place the success of your team above your own success? <br />