Always comes down to jumping. 2.21.12

by Aaron K.

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Always comes down to jumping. 2.21.12

"The reality of being an entrepreneur is like jumping off a high cliff knowing that you’ll need to build a plane before you hit the ground." -Reid Hoffman, cofounder paypal

Trust in the Lord with all your heart;

do not depend on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5 NLT)

What makes a good entrepreneur? The more I observe…it appears the differentiator, or x-factor, is less about a secret skill set and more about the courage to jump. Each venture always coming to that point of needing to jump…where everyone looks at each other knowing beyond this point, failure and or turning back is no longer an option; the plane must be built before hitting the ground. The paralytic nature of fear destroys…it destroys our faith in God, our potential and robs us of amazing opportunities to see God work. In no way is the intent to compare the spirit of an entrepreneur to Godliness…but rather the analogy gives a great picture of intentionally looking for ways to step out trusting God while many of the answers still lie beyond our own understanding. Action. My sons, risk is apart of life. Any program of action has certain inherent risks to it. Know that human nature defaults to fear, loosing their ability to logically assess and measure risk apart from the emotion of fear. Desire to be a man who trusts God…seeking daily to live beyond your own understanding of circumstances and events…trusting in the abilities and skills God has given you, all while knowing He is with you always.