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Why Your Time Off Will Never Be Enough to Truly DeStress You

Let me guess. You feel like you really need to de-stress. 2020 has been unreal, and almost unbelievably trying—far different than any year you’ve led through before. Every leader I talk to is tired. Well, more than just tired. Stressed. Deeply stressed. And kind of exhausted. There’s a fatigue that comes with crisis that’s a…

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10 Ways To Fight Back Against Stress And Burnout

This post was written by Mark Clark. Mark is the lead pastor of Village Church in Vancouver BC. Mark and I co-lead The Art of Better Preaching Course, which has trained thousands of leaders in how to communicate powerfully and effectively to unchurched people.  Every leader I know, including myself, is under more stress than…

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CNLP 333: Ken Costa on Leading Through the Coronavirus Economic Fall Out, How to Make Decisions in the Midst of Uncertainty, Approaching Wealthy Donors in Bad Economic Times, and What’s Ahead for the Church

Ken Costa—a London-based, internationally renowned banker, author and speaker—talks about leading in the midst of the chaos the Coronavirus pandemic has done to the global financial system, what that means for the average leader, how to make decisions in the face of uncertainty, how to approach wealthy donors in bad economic times, and as past…

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My Top 7 Rules For Leading A Digital Team

And all of a sudden, you’re leading a digital team. For most leaders, that’s a massive change…a change no one prepared them for. In our new era of border closures, social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine, pandemics and lockdowns, how do you lead a team you can’t see or talk to in person? That’s a question thousands…

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CNLP 327: Lysa TerKeurst on How to 10x Your Audience, Craft Messages that Actually Connect with People, and Discover Which Voice You Have as a Communicator

How do you get your message heard by more people? Even 10x more people? Lysa TerKeurst shares the method she developed for writing that has helped her sell millions of books and build a deeply loyal audience. She also shares the three voices every communicator uses and why some are better than others. Welcome to…

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3 Spiritual Phrases Christian Leaders Should Stop Saying

I often hear from people who say “We don’t any need more ideas/strategies/conferences/skills…all we need to do is ________,” and then they fill in the blank with something that sounds spiritual. Maybe you have people like that at your church, or someone like that on your team. It’s amazing how common this perspective is. You…

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5 Reasons Your Time Famine Never Goes Away

How many times have you arrived to the end of a day only to wonder where all the time went? You worked all day, didn’t get finished, are prepping for tomorrow’s meeting at home with kids hanging off your neck (who want your time)…and you’re nowhere near done. Welcome to the club. Time famine—the perpetual sense…

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