Welcome to the 142nd episode of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast!
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Thoughts from this episode:
Discouragement is universal.
The attack of the enemy is this: “If I can keep you discouraged long enough, I can convince you to quit.”
A discouraged leader brings down their team. The leader is the thermostat.
Differences between discouragement and holy discontent:
Holy discontent: active
Discouragement: hangs its head
Holy discontent: raises its eyebrows
Holy discontent: unites
Discouragement: focuses on limitations
Holy discontent: focuses on possibilities
Discouragement: brings down a team
Holy discontent: inspires a team
“Discouragement isn’t the enemy. Staying discouraged and causing it to eliminate you is the enemy.”