CNLP 435: Jean Twenge on Rising Anxiety, Depression, Isolation and Smartphones in Gen Z, and What that Means for Them and for Leaders

Jean Twenge, Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, is a global leader in generation research. She talks about the big spike in anxiety, depression, suicide and other mental health challenges she and other researchers noticed a decade ago, something she ties to the widespread adoption of smartphones. We explore what that means for…

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CNLP 426: Ed Stetzer on the Evangelical Reckoning, QAnon, Conspiracy Theories and Why Extremes are Not the Norm

Ed Stetzer talks about the moment in history we’re seeing as being a cultural convulsion that’s making it exceptionally challenging to lead. In this wide-ranging interview, Ed talks about QAnon, Trump-ism, why evangelicals gravitate to conspiracy theories and what he sees as an evangelical reckoning. Surprisingly, it’s a potentially healing conversation many reasonable leaders will…

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CNLP 408: Jon Acuff on Reinventing Yourself During Crisis, Pro Tips on How to Create Better Content Online, and the Surprising Solution to Overthinking

New York Times bestselling author, Jon Acuff, returns to the podcast to talk about how he reinvented himself in 2020 when his speaking career came to an abrupt halt thanks to the pandemic. Jon also shares insights on how to reinvent yourself online, pro tips on creating content for YouTube, podcasting and social media, and…

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CNLP 403: Cal Newport on Why You’re Distracted and Unproductive at Work, How to Structure Your Work Life Far More Effectively, and Cultivating Influence Without Social Media

Cal Newport, author of Deep Work and Digital Minimalism, talks about his latest project (A World Without Email) on how to create much higher productivity at work by getting rid of the tyranny of email and apps like Slack. Cal shares why knowledge workers are so inefficient, how to create better systems, the future of…

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CNLP 394: Hannah Brencher on the Future of Digital and Physical Church with Millennials, Being an Online Influencer and Giving A TED Talk at Age 24

Hannah Brencher’s first public speaking event was a TED Talk in NYC when she was 24. Fast forward a few years, and Hannah reflects on what she’s learned as a communicator, Millennials and their addiction to platform, and the future of what her generation wants in digital and physical interaction. Welcome to Episode 394 of…

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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 Leaders

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…

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CNLP 385: Kayla Stoecklein on Handling the Pressures of Ministry, Suicide in Leadership, and How to Help Leaders Who are Struggling

In August 2018, Andrew Stoecklein died by suicide. His death made news around the world and rocked not only his congregation, but the wider church leadership community. His widow, Kayla Stoecklein, joins Carey today to talk about the unique pressures of ministry, what it’s like to be a pastor’s wife of a growing church, Andrew’s…

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