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A Biblical Guide to Operating in Your Strengths

A Biblical Guide to Operating in Your Strengths

In my coaching, I help leaders identify, more fully operate in, and develop their strengths. There are so many great tools and resources out there to help us in this area (thank you to all the experts out there for these gems!), but I find that we can easily approach...

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Drawing the Gold Out of Those You Lead

Drawing the Gold Out of Those You Lead

Your leadership can make a positive impact on the individuals you lead. A great mark of a leader isn’t just that your team is hitting the rights metrics of success for the organization. It’s also that the individuals you lead are more fully realizing and maximizing...

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7 Ways to Invest  in Your Emotional Health as a Leader

7 Ways to Invest in Your Emotional Health as a Leader

Good leaders are emotionally healthy.  When you are emotionally healthy, it sets you up to love well and lead wisely.  But let’s be real, investing in our emotional health isn’t something we were all exposed to growing up. And it’s not usually a class you take before...

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6 Ways to Build Your Confidence as a Leader

6 Ways to Build Your Confidence as a Leader

Confident leaders aren’t born; they are developed. We all have our fears as leaders, and if we wait to feel more confident before doing the things we are called to do, we will be waiting forever.  Confidence is less of a feeling and more of a muscle. We have to use it...

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Have the Courage to Change

Have the Courage to Change

Last night, I was scouring pinterest in search of new artwork for my bedroom walls. In between abstract painting and personalized city map prints, I was struck by a framed typography art piece with a quote by F.S. Fitzgerald: “For what it’s worth: it’s never too late...

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The Power of Reflection

The Power of Reflection

I think one of the hardest things for leaders to do today is to regularly pause and reflect. We are conditioned to go, go, go. To do, do, do. We view successful leadership as always making plans, meeting with people, and creating content. In our down time, we are...

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6 Questions to Ask for Happy (and Healthy) Holidays

6 Questions to Ask for Happy (and Healthy) Holidays

Christmas is upon us. And this festive time of year promises joy to the world and peace on earth.  Often though, the holidays feel less merry and bright than we’d like to admit.  Instead of an overflow of peace, joy, hope and love, December usually sings to the tune...

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