How to Be Known as a Hero

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It’s hardwired into all of us. At least I hope it’s not just me.

I feel it deep down where stuff really matters. I’m talking about that desire be known as a hero.

As a Catalyst leader pondering how you want to be known, I’m thinking you probably want to be known as a hero, too.

What It takes to Be a Hero

No, I don’t need a cape. I wouldn’t suggest it for you either. As we know from The Incredibles, capes can be complicated things. And I definitely don’t need anything involving spandex. Trust me.

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About Bill Blankschaen

Bill Blankschaen is a writer, author, and speaker who empowers people to live an authentic life with abundant faith. A former pastor, Christian school leader, and master teacher, he is the founder of FaithWalkers ( where he equips Christians to live an authentic life and a blogger on church and cultural issues at Patheos. An experienced collaborative writer and content strategist, he is the author of several books including What God Wants You to Do Next, The Secret to Explosive Personal Growth, and multiple collaborative traditional books. His writing has been featured with Michael Hyatt, Ron Edmondson, Skip Prichard, Jeff Goins, Blueprint for Life, Catalyst Leaders, and many others who shall remain nameless. Bill is a blessed husband and the father of six children with an extensive background in education, business, and organizational leadership. He serves as the Junior Scholar of Cultural Theology and Director of Development for the Center for Cultural Leadership. He works with a variety of ministries including Equip Leadership (founded by John C. Maxwell) when he's not visiting his second home -- Walt Disney World.