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7 Winning Attitude Axioms

An individual’s attitude determines his or her performance.

A person cannot travel within and stand still without. – James Allen

Axiom #1 Our attitude determines our approach to life.

Axiom #2 Our attitude determines our relationship with people.

Axiom #3 Often our attitude is the only difference between success and failure.

Axiom #4 Our attitude at the beginning of a task will affect its outcome more than anything else.

Axiom #5 Our attitude can turn our problems into blessings.

Axiom #6 Our attitude can give us an uncommonly positive perspective.

Axiom #7 Our attitude is not automatically good because we are Christians.

5 things about a Christian attitude:

  • Do things for the right reasons
  • Regard others more important than yourself
  • Look out for the interests of others
  • Christ recognized His Sonship and therefore was willing to serve God and others.

Possess the attitude of Christ

  • Be not power hungry
  • Demonstrate obedience
  • Fulfill God’s purpose

An attitude’s growth never stops. Our attitudes are formed by our experiences and how we react to them.

There is no such thing as a perfect, flawless attitude. There will always be trims required.

For as he thinks within Himself so is He. – Proverbs 23:7

Reference: John Maxwell, The Winning Attitude


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Dr. Sheila Embry is a govie, author, pracademician, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend who loves to read, write, think, and laugh. Many of her blog postings are summaries or excerpts of books that she read and wants to share to encourage others. An author with more than 25 years experience within the legislative and executive branches of the U. S. federal government holding 3 accredited degrees: Doctor of Management in Organizational Leadership, Master of Arts in Human Resources Development, and Baccalaureate of Business Administration, she believes in continuing learning both on and off the job. She has been recognized with multiple professional and writing awards for her peer-reviewed, publications. Click the bibliography page above for a listing of all the publications.

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