THREEClarify Boundaries to Create Focused Action

When we begin to operate as a Next Level Team, the freedom associated with new responsibilities and authority may seem unclear. What can we do and what can’t we do? This is where boundaries become valuable because they help us define our authority clearly and thus allow us to make good decisions and take independent actions.


A boundary is a limit or dividing line. It is a border that defines a territory. For example, the line that divides our property from that of our neighbor’s is a boundary, and we know not to cross it when planting trees and shrubs. Because this boundary is clearly defined, we can make decisions on our property without fear of “overstepping our bounds.” ...

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