A recent article I wrote on “Strategic Quitting” seemed to hit home with many of you. A recurring comment was the word STRATEGIC – and the need to drill down and identify the most strategic thing to quit.
One person suggested that it’s like the DOMINO EFFECT. The first domino triggers a chain of events. As leaders we want to address the first domino!
I want to challenge you to revisit strategic quitting. Consider the following:
- Where in the domino chain is the item you have decided to quit? If it’s not the first domino – triggering a chain effect — keep at it!
- Many times the first domino isn’t an event or activity that we need to quit, but a belief or perspective. What’s the guiding principle behind your activities and events? Quit it!
- How ready are you to trigger a DOMINO EFFECT? (On a scale of 1 to 10) If your readiness is on the lower end of the scale, what’s up?
- It’s Domino time. Really. Get ’em out and line them up. Then trigger the first in a chain of events.
In many of our churches, ministry settings and lives it’s DOMINO TIME! Set your sights on the first domino, and then set the chain reaction in motion.