Patrick Lencioni noticed that no matter how long or how well a leader leads, some things continue to frustrate almost every leader. Pat and his team came up with a new assessment called Working Genius designed to help every leader figure out what energizes and what drains them, and where their best contribution comes from.…

CNLP 391: Patrick Lencioni on How to Discover Your Working Genius, Uncovering Why Some Aspects of Leadership Drain You and Others Energize You, and How to Get the Best Out of Your TeamRead More

New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff interviews Carey and Toni Nieuwhof about their relationship, how it almost crumbled under the weight of life and leadership, how they made it through, the best advice to struggling couples and on the insights Toni gained from her years practicing as a divorce attorney. Toni shares insights on…

CNLP 390: Jon Acuff Interviews Toni and Carey Nieuwhof on How Their Marriage Almost Crumbled Under the Weight of Life and Leadership, Their Best Advice For Struggling Couples, and Toni’s Top Insights as a Divorce AttorneyRead More

Alli Worthington coached business leaders and ministry leaders through the crisis of 2020. She shares the mindset and actions the leaders who made progress in 2020 adopted and the mindset and action those who floundered embraced. She also talks about why you can have too many cheerleaders around you, and how to overcome negative thinking.…

CNLP 388: Alli Worthington on What Successful Leaders Did to Thrive in the Crisis, How Cheerleaders Can Harm You as a Leader, and Overcoming Negative ThinkingRead More

Why do so many leaders collapse under the weight of leadership? Jeff and Terra Mattson have counselled and coached hundreds of leaders and share how gaps in integrity develop. In this interview, we list the signs you may be headed for a moral failure or collapse, how to spot a narcissistic leader, and the challenge…

CNLP 386: Jeff and Terra Mattson on How to Tell If You’re Heading for a Moral Failure, Signs of a Narcissistic Leader and How Platform Can Be a Trap for Young LeadersRead More

Beth Moore explains how she stays engaged on social media despite the controversies and challenges she gets, how she handles her critics, and shares some of the back story of her life and leadership and how she’s staying resilient over the long run. Welcome to Episode 380 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes…

CNLP 380: Beth Moore on How to Handle the Train Wreck of Social Media, How She Handles Her Critics and How to Stay Resilient Over the Long RunRead More

New York Times bestselling author, Lysa TerKeurst, returns to the podcast to explore forgiveness, an issue so many leaders struggle with. Every time someone leaves, criticizes you, betrays you or otherwise harms you, how do you forgive? Should you forgive? And, how do you set boundaries that keep you and others healthy? Welcome to Episode…

CNLP 379: Lysa TerKeurst on How to Forgive What You Can’t Forget, Overcoming Bitterness and Setting Boundaries that Make Sense for LeadersRead More

Jon Gordon helps leaders stay positive, and realized most people spend their entire lives dealing with what he calls the “5 D’s”—Doubt, Distortion, Discouragement, Distraction and Division. Jon explains how each works, how to combat them, and how business and faith leaders need a message of hope that began in the Garden of Eden. Welcome…

CNLP 376: Jon Gordon on How to Overcome the 5 D’s of Leadership and Life: Doubt, Distortion, Discouragement, Distraction and Division, and How to Improve Your Public Speaking When Speaking to a CameraRead More

Rich Villodas succeeded Pete Scazzero at New Life Church in 2014. Successions like that rarely go well, but this one did. Rich explains what he and Pete did to make it work. Rich also explains what’s wrong with western Christian spirituality, how to rethink sex and race as part of spiritual formation and how to…

CNLP 375: Rich Villodas on What’s Wrong with Western Spirituality, the Ingredients of Successful Succession for Young leaders, and How to Live a Deeply Formed LifeRead More
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Lecrae was topping the Billboard charts, winning Grammys and was at the top of his career when things were coming undone internally. In an open and vulnerable interview, Lecrae talks about the pressures of fame, losing his faith, dealing with addictions, anxiety and personal trauma, and how he’s finding healing. Welcome to Episode 371 of…

CNLP 371: Lecrae on Losing His Faith and Finding it Again, the Anxiety and Pressure of Life at the Top, and Overcoming Personal TraumaRead More