If you want to become indispensable to your employer, take a look at these key characteristics that I believe that will help you succeed in any job.
- A good employee makes consistent, strong effort at all times.
No matter what industry you are in, you are going to have stress and times of discouragement, difficulty, and weariness. A good employee isn’t affected by those things. Stress comes, but they don’t whine and complain about it. They deal with it and continue to be one of those rare breed that perform at peak capacity regardless of the challenge.
- A good employee does not require any hands-on management.
When we transitioned from the business arena to ministry, the Lord spoke to me and said, “You’re going to have to trust that the people you’ve prayed about hiring are the ones I’ve sent you. Get your hands off their work. Don’t micromanage what they do. They’re gifted to do what I’ve sent them to you to do. If you micromanage, you keep them from growing in the gift I’ve given them and you load up your time with something that it shouldn’t be loaded up with.” Read More…