You’re pursuing a venture–maybe a new business idea or a special project. Good for you! That’s what it’s all about–and it’s exciting.
I love new ventures. I’ve started and/or led about a half-dozen businesses and ministries, created two podcasts (with over 100 episodes each), pursued several writing projects, deployed several coaching programs, and, just for the fun of it, I’ve occasionally taken on a church turnaround or two (or three).
And I’ve always got more ideas in mind. (It’s okay: I know it’s a borderline addiction for me and I’ve learned how to manage it.)
One thing I’ve found to be helpful in pursuing a venture–no matter its form–is to occasionally take a mid-flight assessment. The key question to ask is this: Is pursuing this venture the best way to steward my talents right now?
How you answer that question can reveal any mid-course corrections you need to make.
To get you started, here’s my…