Faith in people is a quality that needs to be developed in our lives every day. When we look around and see all the HURT and DISAPPOINTMENT in people’s lives, it is easy to lose your FAITH in people. If you want to be an INFLUENCER or a LEADER, having FAITH in people is essential.
SOME FACTS ABOUT FAITH IN PEOPLE:
1. MOST PEOPLE DON’T HAVE FAITH IN THEMSELVES. Many times because of HURTS or a low self esteem, many people have a hard time having FAITH in themselves. LIFE HAS BEEN HARD.
2. MOST PEOPLE DON’T HAVE SOMEONE WHO HAS FAITH IN THEM. In our society today most people feel ISOLATED. The strong sense of COMMUNITY that was once felt in our Nation is not enjoyed by most people today.
3. MOST PEOPLE CAN TELL WHEN SOMEONE HAS FAITH IN THEM. People’s instincts are pretty sharp. They can tell when someone likes them and has FAITH in them. Many people have stories of how their life changed when someone took the time to BELIEVE IN THEM.
4. MOST PEOPLE WILL DO ANYTHING TO LIVE UP TO YOUR FAITH IN THEM. People rise and fall to meet your level of expectations of them. If you believe in them and expect them to do well, they will go the extra mile trying to do their best for you.
DIFFICULTIES SELDOM DEFEAT PEOPLE; LACK OF FAITH IN THEMSELVES USUALLY DOES IT.
Have FAITH in yourself and build it into other people. You both will be better off for it.