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productivity hacks

9 Little Productivity Hacks That Deliver Way More Than You Think

Like most leaders, you have far more opportunities and responsibility than you feel like you have time for. It’s hard to juggle all the competing demands, keep your mind focused on what matters most, and get it all done. I believe the best thing you can do is change your overall approach to managing time, energy…

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CNLP 122: Essentialism’s Greg McKeown on How To Simplify Your Life and Focus on What Produces Exponential Results

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown is one of podcast host Carey Nieuwhof’s favourite books of the last five years. In this wide-ranging conversation, Carey talks to Greg about how leaders can apply the principles of Essentialism to multiply their impact. Welcome to Episode 122 of the podcast. Guest Links: Greg McKeown Essentialism:…

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CNLP 119: Louie Giglio on Preaching That Connects With Today’s Young Adults

Louie Giglio returns to the podcast and talks about the kind of preaching that actually connects with today’s young adults and other lessons learned from 20 years of Passion Conferences that have attracted hundreds of thousands of college students. Plus, Louie answers a few rapid fire questions from podcast listeners and tells us what he…

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time stealers

5 Hidden Time Stealers You Can Eliminate Today

How many times have you gotten to the end of a day only to wonder where all the time went? Or more accurately, wondered where your productivity went. Welcome to the club. Productivity must be easier to measure if you work at, say, Starbucks or Walmart, where you’re dealing with tangibles (how many lattes did you…

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morning person

5 Powerful Ways Becoming A Morning Person Unlocks Your Leadership

So you’re trying to be more productive—to get more done in less time. I get that. But what kind of change does that mean for your schedule? Because as you know, if nothing changes, nothing will change. So here’s a question: does it really make a difference whether you’re a morning person or not when it comes to productivity?…

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Christine Hassler Expectation Hangover

CNLP 117: Why You’re Always So Disappointed—Getting Over Expectation Hangover with Christine Hassler

Ever find yourself disappointed…again and again. Ever wonder why? Ever find yourself disappointed…again and again? Ever wonder why? Christine Hassler is a life coach (with roots in Christianity) who coaches Hollywood stars, business leaders and others on how to cure expectation hangover. Welcome to Episode 117 of the podcast. Guest Links: Christine Hassler ChristineHassler.com Expectation Hangover:…

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devil's favourite strategies

The Devil’s 5 Favourite Strategies: Church Leader Edition

You’re probably thinking: Seriously? A blog post on the devil? I mean come on… I thought this was a blog for thoughtful leaders. Well, I’m with you. Talking about the work of the enemy is not an easy task. The challenge, I think, lies at the extremes. There are some Christian leaders who never talk about Satan, and…

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CNLP 113: unSeminary’s Rich Birch on Why Some Churches Beat the Odds and Grow

Rich Birch has worked for three large churches that have launched over a dozen new locations, and he’s seen many small and mid-sized churches turn things around. What’s their secret? They do unreasonable things. Welcome to Episode 113 of the Podcast. Guest Links: Rich Birch Rich on Facebook Rich on Twitter Unreasonable Churches: 10 Churches Who Zagged…

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kinds of passion

5 Kinds of Passion That Can Make or Break Your Leadership

Where’s your passion level these days? If there’s one common characteristic of growing churches and their leaders these days, it’s passion. Passionate leadership is so much more contagious than passionless leadership. And passion is a key characteristic of leaders who are making a big impact with millennials. As I shared here, if you’re trying to…

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desire for consensus

Why It’s Time to Give Up On Your Desire for Consensus

So you’d love to get everyone to buy into your idea, don’t you? Church leaders (and many other organizational leaders) are famous for trying to get consensus around an idea before launching it. I get that. But consensus has a cost. A big cost. Here it is: Consensus kills courage.  Very few good, innovative ideas…

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