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Archive for July 21st, 2012

Dear Friends,
With new challenges come new opportunities. I am experiencing this situation at work right now. I have decided to step up and take charge of handling a situation that is beyond the scope of my responsibilities. Once I obtained the appropriate authority to proceed with the project, now I have to trust God that He will guide me and also seek advice from others. Seeking advice is humbling and it takes courage but the end result is a collaboration of people working together to achieve the same goal. Today, I want to encourage you to seek advice from other people at work that can help you be successful at whatever you are trying to accomplish. Below is a devotional from my book Devotions for Working Women.

Seeking Advice Is Vital to Success
# 272

Proverbs 15:22 (NLT)
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many counselors bring success.

Often times we think we can do things alone and we don’t need advice from anybody. God encourages us to work in teams and with many counselors to be successful.

Don’t be too proud to seek advice when you are faced with a difficult situation at work or when you are given a new project to manage. Ask God for direction as to whom to seek advice from and who should be part of your team. Different people bring different opinions and experiences to the table that can help you succeed. If you are a business owner, consider a team of professionals (counselors) to help you in your business planning.

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