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The Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast

Jan 23, 2019

Welcome to the 156th episode of the Joshua Gagnon Leadership Podcast! If you enjoy listening to this podcast and it has helped you and your team in any way, please leave us a review on Apple Podcast or Stitcher or take the time to share it on social media. You and your team are invited to join us in Spring 2019 for our new Joshua Gagnon Leadership Coaching Network! Visit to learn more and to sign up! Do you have a question for Pastor Josh about leadership, ministry, or any other topic we’ve covered on the podcast so far? Submit your questions to or @joshgagnon on Twitter and Pastor Josh might answer it on a future episode! Today's episode is a re-release of a previous episode that we believe will bless you and your team as you head into 2019. Principles for Gratitude: 1) Gratitude promotes joy. Gratitude can change the atmosphere of an entire room or team. Our goal is to make NLC the most fun team to work on in the country. 2) Gratitude promotes optimism. Work hard at finding things to be thankful for. 3) Gratitude promotes unity. Divisiveness comes from a place of bitterness and lack of contentment. 4) Gratitude promotes humility. God can not lift a head that isn’t bowed. 5) Gratitude promotes peace. 6) Gratitude promotes praise. Referenced in this episode: Slack is NLC’s primary communication tool - Quotes from this episode: “Gratitude promotes joy.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon “Rarely will you be thanking God or thanking others and have a pessimistic attitude at the same time.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon “You can shoot for the moon, but that doesn’t mean you don’t appreciate the stars you pass along the way.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon “Taking a timeout to appreciate what we are thankful for creates a sense of unity.” - Roman Archer “The moment you start feeling entitled, your gratitude is going down the drain.” - Roman Archer “The more thankful we are, the more humble we become.” - Pastor Josh Gagnon