#1035 Yesterday’s Home Run

Won’t Win Today’s Game

In our last +1, we spent some time with John Maxwell and reflected on his wisdom on the pinnacle of leadership influence: Moral Authority.

Recall: “Moral authority is the recognition of a person’s leadership influence based on who they are more than the position they hold. It is attained by authentic living that has built trust and it is sustained by successful leadership endeavors. It is earned by a lifetime of consistency. Leaders can strive to earn moral authority by the way they live, but only others can grant them moral authority.

Today I want to talk about another little gem from his most recent book called Leadershift.

He tells us that Babe Ruth (apparently) said: “Yesterday’s home run won’t win today’s game.

Isn’t that AWESOME?!

Yesterday’s home run won’t win today’s game.

That’s Today’s +1.

Yesterday’s home run?

Well…

Congrats on rocking it yesterday but…

That epic performance is not going to win TODAY’s game.

So…

Start again. (And again… And again…)

Build the chair. Light the fire.

TODAY.

+1. +1. +1.

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