Transfer the Tension

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 30, 2012

If you’re a leader, you feel tension. Part of the tension you feel is your dissatisfaction with the status quo; you’re not fully satisfied with…

What Did God Do Inside You at the Conference?

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 28, 2012

Now that you’re home and back into settling back into a routine after the Orange Conference, it’s tempting to rush into implementing the ideas you…

What To Do When You're Not the Senior Leader

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 27, 2012

So you’re almost ready to head home from three days of high octane inspiration and information at Orange Conference. You have ideas and dreams that…

Five Conference Traps You Can Fall Into

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 26, 2012

I love conferences. But like any good thing, if you’re not careful, you can still fall into some traps: Here are five I see, most…

Five Lessons About Conference Networking

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 25, 2012

This week we’re talking about conferences and how to get the most out of them.  Along with about 5000 others, I’m in Atlanta for the…

Orange Conference: Five Ways to Apply What You're Learning

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 24, 2012

So this is Orange Conference 2012 week!  I love conferences and have had the privilege of attending (and even teaching) at every Orange Conference so…

The Leader is the Lid

By Carey Nieuwhof | April 4, 2012

If you’re a leader, you’re the lid. The group and organization you lead, over time, will rarely grow past where you’ve grown. If you stop…

Today I Start My Spending Fast

By Carey Nieuwhof | March 23, 2012

A year ago, Sarah, who I have the privilege of working with at Connexus, decided to go on a personal spending fast.  For twelve months,…

30 Seconds of You Being Uncomfortable

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 23, 2012

This past weekend at Connexus we told a story in our message about inviting friends that will likely stick with me the rest of my…

Sorry…Your Name is?

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 17, 2012

I was at the mall last night. There were a grand total of 100 people in it. And apparently I knew a quarter of them.…

Why You Need an Encouragement File

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 15, 2012

For years I’ve kept a file I simply call “encouragement”. Back in the day it used to be an old school filing cabinet file folder.…

Why Saying "Can't" Kills Dreams

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 13, 2012

I did something this morning I haven’t done before in my life:  I went on a five km winter run.  I’ve run before, but never…

5 Ways to Build Your Integrity

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 8, 2012

While it can be hard to spot in the early stages, there are at least five signs that show you lack integrity. It’s one thing to…

5 Ways to Build Your Integrity

5 Signs You Lack Integrity

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 6, 2012

Integrity is something you desire, but how do you know if you have it?  And what exactly is it anyway? Sometimes it’s easiest to think…

5 Signs You Lack Integrity

Choose Your Teacher: Pain or Wisdom

By Carey Nieuwhof | February 3, 2012

There are two potential teachers in your life: pain and wisdom. Like many people, pain has been an incredibly instructive teacher for me.  In the…