The Habits I Use Essay

788 Words Nov 4th, 2015 4 Pages
Four of the habits I use currently in mu internship include being proactive, beginning with the end in mind, thinking win/win and seeking first to understand. Being proactive, I use every day while I’m at my internship, I am always responsible for my actions. For example if social media isn’t posted daily and the website doesn’t get updated weekly, I am held accountable for that. No one else is to blame when those task aren’t completed. This shows that I am being proactive, because I am doing what I am responsible for doing and holding myself accountable.
While at my internship I always begin with the end in mind. This is extremely important to keep in mind when working in ministry. For example, I am in charge of making sure the volunteer schedule for the weekend is good, that there are enough volunteers in every classroom. Many weeks this is one of the most difficult task and I absolutely hate it. Yet, I have to begin with the end in mind. If there aren’t enough volunteers in the classrooms then students won’t be able to experience Jesus is an extraordinary way. When I am scheduling volunteers I always remember why I am doing what I am doing, so that we can make Jesus the best part of every child’s life, and with not enough volunteers that is not as simple.
Always think, win/win! Working in ministry you aren’t working as an individual you are working as a team, the staff, the other interns, the volunteers and church members are all a part of the same team. So while I’m at…

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