Three words describe the word for this week: occupy, attract, and involve. These words have reference to someone’s interest or attention, but all three are key to understanding the need for leaders to engage others.
Occupying the interest or attention of others indicates we are holding or we are situated in such a position to keep others focused and connected.
Attracting demonstrates we are bringing others to a place where they can participate in the project or venture associated with the need.
Involving others means we are including others in the experience by their participation with the whole of where we are leading.
When considering our leadership, if we are engaging others, we simply need to ask ourselves if we are holding their interest and attention, bringing them to a place where they are included and can participate in the experience of working together to achieve the goal.
If we are not doing so, then we have to wonder if we are really engaged as leaders.
To necessitate spiritual growth, then leaders must be engaged and engage others.