He is the wisest guy I have ever heard or read about. In difficult situations he seemed to always have the right answer and solve the problem at hand. People all over the world looked to him for wisdom, insight, and advice. But as his life unfolded it seemed all that wisdom didn’t play out in his personal life. He practically made his entire nation slaves. He gave away valuable secrets and information to foreign rivals. And let’s not get into his women issues.
Solomon is said to be the wisest man ever. He wrote over 7,000 proverbs and wise sayings. He led arguably the wealthiest nation of its time. And people traveled great distances just to speak to him. But in all his wisdom Solomon didn’t always take his own advice. As a leader I find myself struggling with the opposite issue – I take my own advice far too often, thus proving myself less wise than I imagine. Which speaks to the issue last week’s article addressed.
Leaders make decisions everyday. Decisions based on the past. Decisions concerning the future. Decisions that affect the present. Making decisions can be difficult, especially if you want to make wise ones. So what can leaders do? Aaron Buer over at Breeze writes 3 ways leaders can make better decisions.
Enjoy the article and as always be with the Lord’s people on the Lord’s day!