Business Leader: The Stage Is Set for Your Story

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Recently my husband and I attended a leadership retreat with some new friends. We went to rest and regroup.

We made a major move in 2020, and according to a survey by University Hospitals, moving — even a good move — is in the top three of life's stressors.

We have all had so much change, so many hurdles rise up since 2020.

I was planning to rest and reflect on ideas for my new book while on our much-needed retreat in Branson, Missouri. We settled into the lodge, on the scenic edge of the Ozark Mountains. While I was looking forward to the downtime, my husband, who is the social energizer bunny, had already made several new friends at the breakfast table. He looked up toward the coffee bar where he knew I'd be and quipped excitedly, "Hey, baby, I have set the stage for you to share your story with our new friends."

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God is doing this for you right now: setting the stage for you to share your story.

I took a deep breath and thought, "How could I not?"

With my fresh coffee in hand, I joined the table to tell the story of how God saved me years ago from a fiery explosion that almost killed me. I knew exactly what would happen next.

Every time I tell of the miracles of healing, learning to walk, and coming through the fire with a heart On Fire for Jesus, the tears flow, mouths drop open and the nods begin as listeners receive healing for their own injuries, whether they were burned by betrayal, bankruptcy, disappointment, divorce, rejection or some other painful experience.

Are you ready to share your story? I promise you that someone needs to hear it.

One of my great pleasures is spreading the wildfire and passion of God's unending love for and personal interest in your life and your story. I'm relentlessly telling my story, and it's your turn to tell yours.

Get started with these three tips so you can share your story on the stages God sets up for you:

  • Value your story enough to write it out.
  • List the gold nuggets of how and where God has helped you.
  • Tell your story when God opens the door.

God has set the stage for you to tell your story, my friend. Get ready! {eos}

Linda Fields, American business leader, speaker and author teaches a unique approach to personal leadership and professional success. Surviving a life-threatening fire as a teenager set her on a course to help others overcome their own trials to live life ON FIRE with passion and purpose. Spearheading a successful corporate training center affecting over 150,000 participants and university business teaching quickly launched Linda into her God-given mission to affect many with life-changing truth and business solutions. Linda founded 7M-Pact, a marketplace organization to deliver training, coaching and events based on the teachings of Jesus to help clients grow businesses and develop their vision and leadership to serve their clients by living ON FIRE. As a speaker and executive coach, Linda loves to ignite a spark of passion and purpose in the hearts of leaders, their teams and organizations to see it spread like wildfire. With over 100,000 downloads of Linda's weekly podcast, On Fire with Linda Fields, men and women are succeeding God's way to influence a world in need. Her books and writings to equip individuals to live ON FIRE and transform the world are found at Lindafields.org and include Prayer Plan Your Life, Find Your Why Forward and Impact Your Sphere of Influence. Tune in to her podcast on the Charisma Podcast Network.

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