Calling

CNLP 262: Nona Jones on What Most Organizations are Missing When It Comes to Facebook and Social Media Engagement and How to Use Facebook for Social Ministry, Not Just Social Media

Facebook’s Nona Jones shares about what most leaders are missing when it comes to getting people to engage on social media. Nona is also pioneering a way for churches to go beyond social media and dive deeper into social ministry. Plus she shares a host of tips and insights on best and worst practices on…

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secrets

12 Secrets Most Leaders Won’t Tell You

Leadership is a journey…a journey that’s probably different than you thought it would be before you stepped into leadership. When I was young, I always thought top leaders had it all figured out. That the uncertainty would one day disappear once I had more life and leadership under my belt. But as you eventually learn,…

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CNLP 259: Andrew Stanley on Making the Move from a Career in Finance to Full Time Stand-Up Comedy, Why and How Comedy Works, and on Being Andy Stanley’s Son and Charles Stanley’s Grandson

He never even thought about doing comedy until his final year in college. Less than four years later, Andrew Stanley quit his day job and went on the road full time as a comic whose career has really taken off. Andrew shares how he learned to write jokes, what makes for a good bit and…

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critics

How To Handle Your Critics Like a Pro, Not a Toddler

So you signed up for leadership, but you didn’t really sign up for all the criticism that came with it, did you? And yet here you are. Next question: did anything really prepare you for the emotional journey of leadership? Nope. Me neither. Criticism is an almost daily staple for most leaders. You get everything…

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7 Ways To Beat Discouragement in Leadership

If you talk to most leaders long enough to get a real answer to ‘So how’s it going?” you will quickly discover that a surprising number of leaders are disheartened. Even discouraged. You know what thousands of leaders facing many different situations have in common?  They’re discouraged.  Sure, the problems are specific (and they provide fuel for the subjects I…

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