ᐅTop143+ Ted Engerstrom Quotes & Saying {Images}

“The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that

"The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.” ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time.

Anything that is wasted effort represents wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes linked inseparably with the best utilization of our efforts.

“Concentrating on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing

"Concentrating on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing the greatest possible results with the effort expended."- Ted W. Engstrom

“The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge

“The only real security that a man will have in this world is a reserve of knowledge, experience, and ability.”

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing.

“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing. That’s why we recommend it daily.”

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan.

“If you don’t design your own life plan, chances are you’ll fall into someone else’s plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.”

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

“We cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

“We cannot help everyone, but everyone can help someone.”

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.”

“The surest way to fail is not to try.”

“The surest way to fail is not to try.”

“A leader is not an administrator who loves to run things.

“A leader is not an administrator who loves to run things. A leader is a person who runs things by leading people.”

“The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.”

“The art of leadership is saying no, not saying yes. It is very easy to say yes.”

“Leadership is not a position or a title. It is an approach to life.”

“Leadership is not a position or a title. It is an approach to life.”

“A leader is not someone who tells people what to do.

“A leader is not someone who tells people what to do. A leader is someone who shows people what to do.”

“The true test of leadership is not whether people follow you,

“The true test of leadership is not whether people follow you, but whether they follow you willingly.”

“Leadership is not a rank to be achieved. It is a mold to be poured.”

“Leadership is not a rank to be achieved. It is a mold to be poured.”

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

“The truth will set you free, but first it will piss you off.”

“There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to know

“There are two kinds of people in this world: those who want to know, and those who want to believe.”

“Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn’t blow in the wind or change

“Integrity is not a conditional word. It doesn’t blow in the wind or change with the weather. It is your inner image of yourself, and if you look in there and see a man who won’t cheat, then you know he never will.”

“The real test of integrity is not what you do when people are watching

“The real test of integrity is not what you do when people are watching, but what you do when they’re not.”

“One of the hardest things in life to do is to walk away from something

“One of the hardest things in life to do is to walk away from something you really want, because you know it isn’t good for you.”

“Integrity is the quality that gives you the courage to do

“Integrity is the quality that gives you the courage to do the right thing, even when no one is watching.”

“I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need

“I am thankful for a lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning and gutters that need fixing because it means I have a home…. I am thankful for the piles of laundry and ironing because it means my loved ones are nearby.”

“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to

“To succeed… You need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you…”

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

“Believe you can and you’re halfway there.”

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it’s determination and commitment that open the door to success.”

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.”

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get back up.”

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”

“Adversity causes some men to break; others to break records.”

“There are two kinds of values in life: Those that lead to success

“There are two kinds of values in life: Those that lead to success and those that lead to happiness.”

“The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known

“The guy who takes a chance, who walks the line between the known and the unknown, who is unafraid of failure, will succeed.”

“Time management isn’t about working harder or faster, it’s about working smarter.”

“Time management isn’t about working harder or faster, it’s about working smarter.”

“The most effective way to use time is to set priorities and stick to them.”

“The most effective way to use time is to set priorities and stick to them.”

“Effective time management begins with setting priorities.”

“Effective time management begins with setting priorities.”

“Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things.”

“Efficiency is doing things right. Effectiveness is doing the right things.”

“The key to effective time management is not in doing more

“The key to effective time management is not in doing more, but in doing less.”

“Time is the most precious commodity anyone has. And yet

“Time is the most precious commodity anyone has. And yet, most people waste it without a thought.”

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough

“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.”

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should

“There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.”

“The greatest enemy of effective time management is not the urgent,

“The greatest enemy of effective time management is not the urgent, it’s the important.”

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”

“Winners never quit and quitters never win.”

“PRACTICE makes perfect.”

“PRACTICE makes perfect.”

“Success is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

“Success is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.”

“There is no substitute for hard work.”

“There is no substitute for hard work.”

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.”

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

“You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.”

“The most successful people in life are usually the ones who have the best information.”

“The most successful people in life are usually the ones who have the best information.”

“The successful life is not a matter of luck; it’s a matter of choice.”

“The successful life is not a matter of luck; it’s a matter of choice.”

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something

“If you want something you’ve never had, you must be willing to do something you’ve never done.”

“Successful living is not a matter of luck; it’s a matter of choice.”

“Successful living is not a matter of luck; it’s a matter of choice.”

“People who achieve success generally do so because they

“People who achieve success generally do so because they are willing to work hard and make sacrifices.”

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success.

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“If you can dream it, you can do it.”

“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.”

“Perseverance is not a long race; it is many short races one after another.”

“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”

“The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.”

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you,

“When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

“Imagination is more important than knowledge.”

“There’s no substitute for gut instinct.”

“There’s no substitute for gut instinct.”

“The only way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”

“The only way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them.”

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the best.”

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the best.”

“By definition, if it’s comfortable, it’s familiar.”

“By definition, if it’s comfortable, it’s familiar.”

“The problem with comfort zones is that they’re usually just comfort illusions.”

“The problem with comfort zones is that they’re usually just comfort illusions.”

“If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

“If you don’t risk anything, you risk even more.”

“The local church is the most complicated and sophisticated organism in the world. It is one thing to lead a group of people who depend upon the organization for livelihood. It is quite another to motivate a group when 99 percent are volunteers”

“To be filled with the Spirit is to be controlled by the SpiritSpirit – intellect, emotions

“To be filled with the Spirit is to be controlled by the SpiritSpirit – intellect, emotions, will, and body. All become available to Him for achieving the purposes of God.”

“The eminence of great leaders of the Bible is attributed to their

“The eminence of great leaders of the Bible is attributed to their greatness in prayer.“

“Somehow ungodly men have developed systems of organization which permit them to work together in states of relative harmony and unity, whereas godly men, refusing to admit that these organizational structures are needed, live in states of chaos and disunity. The tragedy of this fact becomes evident when we realize that many of the successful systems of the organization under which the godly men work and which the godly men refuse to accept are biblically based“

“A smile breeds a smile.”

“A smile breeds a smile.”

“Select a mentoree whose philosophy of life you share”

“Select a mentoree whose philosophy of life you share”

“Evaluate a mentoree’s progress constantly.”

“Be committed, serious, and available to mentorees.”

“Be committed, serious, and available to mentorees.”

“The Christian leader never equates mediocrity with the things

“The Christian leader never equates mediocrity with the things of God, but is always committed to the pursuit of excellence.”

“The concept of a leader…means one who guides activities of others and who himself acts and performs to bring those activities about. He is capable of performing acts which will guide a group in achieving objectives. He takes the capacities of vision and faith, he has the ability to be concerned and to comprehend, exercises action through effective and personal influence in the direction of an enterprise and the development of the potential into practical and/or profitable means.“

“Christian Leadership is motivated by love and given over to service. It is Leadership that has been subjected to the control of our Lord Jesus Christ and His example. In the best Christian leaders are expressed to the utmost all those attributes of selfless dedication, courage, decisiveness, and persuasiveness that mark great Leadership.”

“To achieve, the leader must set goals To set goals, he must make decisions. To reach goals, he must plan. To plan, he must analyze. To analyze, he must implement. To implement, he must organize. To organize, he must delegate. To delegate, he must administrate. To administrate, he must communicate. To communicate, he must motivate. To motivate, he must share. To share, he must care. To care, he must believe. To believe, he must set goals that inspire belief and the desire to achieve.”

To achieve this, the leader must set goals. To set goals, you

To achieve this, the leader must set goals. To set goals, you need to make decisions. To achieve your goals, you need to plan.

All wasted effort is wasted time. The best management of our time

All wasted effort is wasted time. The best management of our time thus becomes inseparable from the best use of our efforts.

There is plenty of time each day to do God’s work…in God’s way.

There is plenty of time each day to do God’s work…in God’s way.

Ultimately, you do what you do for one of two reasons: to serve yourself or to serve God. There is plenty of time each day to do God’s work…in God’s way. – Ted Engstrom quotes

Time itself isn’t really the issue, but the people using it are.

The best management of our time thus becomes inseparable

The best management of our time thus becomes inseparable from the best use of our efforts.

When there is a lot of confidence, a person tends to be more open and less defensive. You don’t have to waste time trying anything.

Focus on the essentials. We will then obtain the best possible results with the efforts made.

Excellence requires that you be better than yourself.

People who excuse their failures by saying “I don’t have time”

People who excuse their failures by saying “I don’t have time” are actually admitting poor time management.

Excellence is a process that must occupy all our days.

Ultimately, you do what you do for one of two reasons: to serve yourself or to serve God. There is enough time in each day to do God’s work… God’s way. – Ted Engstrom quotes

Time itself isn’t really the problem, but the people using it are. Time itself isn’t really the problem, but the people using it are.

A smile begets a smile.

A true leader must have a strong will to take the initiative to act, a kind

A true leader must have a strong will to take the initiative to act, a kind of initial shock that makes people and an organization use their best abilities to achieve the desired end. – Ted Engstrom quotes

Although leadership can be difficult to define, the characteristic common to all leaders is the ability to make things happen.

Select a trainee whose life philosophy you share.

The concept of a leader…means one who guides the activities of others and who himself acts and executes to carry out these activities.

Backslappers help us feel better about ourselves, but we don’t actually profit by them. Real change and emotional growth come by facing our weaknesses and personality defects as others see us.

Remember always that your work or ministry or position dare never keep you from your family. If you fail them, you fail your greatest responsibility – and you are a failure in life.

When there is strong trust, a person tends to be more open and less defensive.

When there is strong trust, a person tends to be more open and less defensive. He doesn’t have to spend time proving something. Facades can drop and be replaced with directness and honesty.

The concept of a leader…means one who guides activities of others and who himself acts and performs to bring those activities about. He is capable of performing acts which will guide a group in achieving objectives. He takes the capacities of vision and faith, he has the ability to be concerned and to comprehend, exercises action through effective and personal influence in the direction of an enterprise and the development of the potential into practical and/or profitable means.

Christian leadership is motivated by love and given over to service. It is leadership that has been subjected to the control of our Lord Jesus Christ and His example. In the best Christian leaders are expressed to the utmost all those attributes of selfless dedication, courage, decisiveness, and persuasiveness that mark great leadership.

To move men, the leader must be able to prevail upon God.

“To move men, the leader must be able to prevail upon God.”

The leader is only able to lead others because he has conquered himself and in turn has been conquered by Christ.

A popular definition of leadership is that it is the art or science of getting things done through people.

The local church is the most complicated and sophisticated organism in the world. It is one thing to lead a group of people who depend upon the organization for livelihood. It is quite another to motivate a group when 99 percent are volunteers!

The gifts rather describe the what of ministry, and the call then designates the where of ministry.

Some Christians [consider administration]…a secondary gift, appearing less important than other functions of service. Frequently one hears pastors consider (administration being) nonessential, uninteresting, and less spiritual than, say, preaching, teaching, or counseling… People who reason this way misunderstand a significant biblical concept that sets forth the function of administration as a cherished spiritual gift.

How often we hear, “I wish I knew how to manage my time better.” Rarely do we hear, “I wish I knew how to manage myself better,” but that’s really what it comes down to.

Time in itself is really not the problem, but people who use it are.

“Time in itself is really not the problem, but people who use it are. People who excuse their failures by saying, ‘I don’t have time’ really are admitting to mismanagement of time.”

“Though leadership may be hard to define, the one characteristic

"Though leadership may be hard to define, the one characteristic common to all leaders is the ability to make things happen." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"Somehow ungodly men have developed systems of organization which permit them to work together in states of relative harmony and unity, whereas godly men, refusing to admit that these organizational structures are needed, live in states of chaos and disunity. The tragedy of this fact becomes evident when we realize that many of the successful systems of organization under which the godly men work and which the godly men refuse to accept are biblically based." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“There is enough time in every day to do God’s work…in God’s way.”

"There is enough time in every day to do God's work...in God's way." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“We must expect to fail…but fail in a learning posture, determined

"We must expect to fail...but fail in a learning posture, determined no to repeat the mistakes, and to maximize the benefits from what is learned in the process." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“Concentrate on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing

"Concentrate on the essentials. We will then be accomplishing the greatest possible results with the effort expended." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“A congregation that is not deeply and earnestly involved

"A congregation that is not deeply and earnestly involved in the worldwide proclamation of the gospel does not understand the nature of salvation." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“Excellence demands that you be better than yourself.”

"Excellence demands that you be better than yourself." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"A man tends to over-estimate what he can do in one year...and under-estimate what he can do in five." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"A smile breeds a smile." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

“Ultimately you are doing what you do for one of two reasons: to serve oneself

"Ultimately you are doing what you do for one of two reasons: to serve oneself or to serve God. There is enough time in every day to do God's work...in God's way." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"Integrity is doing what you said you would do. It means you keep your promises." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

"Intergrity is not only teh way one thinks but even moer the way one acts." ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

What do you want to get done? In what order of importance?

"What do you want to get done? In what order of importance? Over what period of time? What is the time available? What is the best strategy for application of time to projects for the most effective results?" ~ Theodore Wilhelm Engstrom

Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days.

Excellence is a process that should occupy all our days.