Observant managers know the difference between team members who always seem to be super busy but get nothing done, and those golden few who accomplish twice the work in half the time. These are the “Consider it done” people.
On one of the coldest days in January, Gary turned to his wife and stated, “If we win the lottery, I’m outta here.” His wife asked what will you do? “Spend a few years on the beach, just enjoying life.” Being an insightful and astute observer, his wife replied that he would be bored in a week. She was right.
Twenty-five hundred years ago, Israel was in crisis. Corruption was rampant, even among priests and prophets. Jeremiah was the exception. He persisted in clearly telling leaders the truth about their wrong decisions. He warned that dire consequences would fall upon the nation if they stayed on this path. Despite Jeremiah’s messages, they abandoned their values.