How to Speed Up the Climb to Your God-Given Potential

Whether you are leading a business, church, family or simply leading yourself, there are specific ways to be more successful. I have used this acronym before because it is so helpful in getting from where you are to where you want to be. To be more successful and better reach our God-given potential, we must FACE it: Focus, Action, Correction, and Example.

  • Focus
    Again, whether we are leading a business, church, family, or simply leading ourselves, we must develop focus. What is the specific purpose of my business? Why does my church exist? What direction do I want my family to go? What is my personal life purpose? Be specific. The more focused we are the more likely we are to hit our target.
  • ActionFACE
    Take action! Yes, we will mess up and fall flat on our faces from time to time or maybe even often. That is OK, just take action. Nothing ever happened from people just sitting around thinking about things. It is great to dream as long as we get up and do something about it. Take action.
  • Correction
    After we begin to take action and fall flat on our face, let’s ask this question, “What can I learn from this?” Every time we fail we have the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. Make the needed corrections and then take action again.
  • Example
    The best way to shorten the learning curve is to find an example to follow. Find a business that is where we want to be and learn from them. Find a church that is reaching people and growing the way we would like to grow and learn from them. Find a family that is the kind of family we would like to be and learn from them. Find someone who is where we would like to be in life and learn from them. Find models to follow in our endeavor to climb to our God-given potential.

If we focus, take action, make corrections, and follow good examples it will speed up our climb to our God-given potential.


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_MG_6842cropTommy Lanham is a dynamic, award-winning speaker who has been training individuals and organizations to reach their God-given potential for 25 years. With a unique blend of Ziglar motivation and ragamuffin faith, Tommy delivers powerful, life changing messages filled with humor, hope, and enthusiasm.

Tommy will empower, entertain and energize audiences to achieve extraordinary results and live a life beyond what they ever dreamed possible.

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4 Questions To Ask Before Taking Action

“Everyone gets an idea in the shower, but the successful ones get out of the shower, dry off, and do something about it” (Nolan Bushnell, inventor of Atari).Image result for take action images

Successful people take action. People who reach their God-given potential take action. Not only do they take action they take focused action and they make corrections along the way.

There is a purpose behind every action they take. When that action no longer serves the purpose then they adjust the action to better serve the purpose.

Remember this acronym, FACE:

Focus: People who reach their God-given potential are focused. They have a specific idea of what they want to accomplish and they move in that direction.

Action: They take action! They are not ones to sit around and wonder what they should do next. They are people who are consistently getting up and going to work toward their God-given purpose.

Image result for change direction imagesCorrection: They take notice of what is working and what’s not and they make adjustments accordingly. These people know how to evaluate whether their actions are taking them closer to their God-given potential or farther away.

Example: One of the best ways to know what to do to reach your God-given potential is to find someone who is in a similar place to where you want to be and find out what they did to get there. Then do the same thing. This will speed up your process so you do not have to make all the mistakes yourself. You can learn from the mistakes of others.

Ask yourself these 4 questions as you journey toward your God-given potential:

  • What is God wanting me to accomplish? What is my God-given purpose?
  • What action do I need to take immediately to move me closer to that purpose or end?
  • What adjustments do I need to make to better serve my purpose?
  • Who is where I want to be and what can I learn from them


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_MG_6842cropTommy Lanham is a dynamic, award-winning speaker who has been training individuals and organizations to reach their God-given potential for 25 years. With a unique blend of Ziglar motivation and ragamuffin faith, Tommy delivers powerful, life changing messages filled with humor, hope, and enthusiasm.

Tommy will empower, entertain and energize audiences to achieve extraordinary results and live a life beyond what they ever dreamed possible.

Tommy is dedicated to helping you make your next event the best you’ll ever experience. Your audience will laugh, learn and be inspired as he mixes enthusiasm and humor with motivational stories to deliver a high content message.

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