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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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church culture is toxic

6 Warning Signs Your Church Culture is Toxic

Every church has a culture. But how do you know if your church culture is toxic? More importantly, how would you know whether you’re creating a toxic church culture as a leader? I’ve interacted with many church leaders (and readers of this blog) and the sad reality is that there is no shortage of toxic church culture…

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great leaders

21 Things All Great Leaders Do

Ever asked yourself: What do the great leaders do that other leaders (average and, well, poor) don’t? Greatness in leadership is in part born, but it’s also learned. Just because you have the instincts for leadership doesn’t make you a great leader. Great leadership is also about cultivating the right habits and disciplines. Which is good…

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quirky things

5 Quirky Things That Are Way Too True About Church Life

Did you know you’re twice as likely to be killed by a vending machine than you are by a shark? Apparently, that’s true. I’m guessing you’ve never thought about being killed by a vending machine, even though you see them all the time and maybe even use them regularly. You likely have thought about shark attacks,…

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Top 10

10 Top Insights from The Top 10 Blog Posts of The Year

You can grow a lot in a year—as a leader, as a person, as a follower of Christ. I truly hope you did in 2015. When you look back on this past year, so much happened. The world changed—and continues to change—rapidly. This space is designed to be a place where you can process leadership, change…

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church will never change

7 Signs Your Church Will Never Change

There’s a very good chance you’re trying to change something in your church or organization. There’s even a decent chance some of you are trying to change everything. I’ve been there. Just because God never changes doesn’t mean your church shouldn’t. In fact, the most effective churches change constantly. Effective churches never change the mission or the…

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5 Reasons Grateful Leaders Make the Best Leaders

Ever notice the leaders you’re most attracted to tend to be the most grateful? At least that’s true for me. Grateful leaders make the best leaders. And yet being in leadership can make you ungrateful…quickly. You feel a pressure few others feel. You have responsibilities that will never fit into a job description. You carry a…

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