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

Andy Stanley returns to the podcast and breaks down the process he uses to make decisions, why he moved to team-based decision making as a young leader, and what the limits of gut-based decision making are. Andy walks leaders through five questions that will help them make better decisions and have fewer regrets, and explains…

CNLP 389: Andy Stanley Dissects the Process He Uses to Make Decisions, the Limits of Gut-Based Decision Making, and How to Stop Lying to Yourself as a LeaderRead 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

Over the last 18 years, Bob Westfall has helped charities and not-for-profits raise over one billion dollars for their work. He unpacks why some people give and others don’t, the wrong script to use when raising money, and the principles behind raising more money. Bob also explains why economic downturns don’t necessarily reduce giving and…

CNLP 384: Bob Westfall on How to Raise More Money, Create a Culture of Generosity, and Why Giving Can Grow During Tough Economic TimesRead More

Thom Rainer works with thousands of church leaders and shares his insights on attendance trends in the post-quarantine church, what pastors of small, mid-sized and large church are missing and the tremendous opportunities ahead for church leaders. Welcome to Episode 378 of the podcast. Listen and access the show notes below or search for the Carey…

CNLP 378: Thom Rainer on the Post-Quarantine Church, What Pastors of Small, Mid-Sized and Larger Churches are Missing and the Opportunities AheadRead More

Todd Wilson, President of Exponential, talks about the future of church growth, why trying to get people back into buildings might be an old church planting strategy and the future of innovative church planting. Plus, Todd talks in-depth about how church funding models can adversely impact real innovation in church planting. Welcome to Episode 377…

CNLP 377: Todd Wilson on the Future of Church Growth, How Church Finances Impact the Return to Church, and the Future of Innovative Church PlantingRead More
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In July 2020, Andy Stanley made national news when he announced North Point would not reopen until 2021. In this interview, Andy explains his reasons for the decision, the methodology he uses to find clarity, what he’s learning about preaching to a camera and the hardest part of the pandemic for him personally. Welcome to…

CNLP 373: Andy Stanley on Why He Hasn’t Reopened North Point for In-Person Services, His Methodology for Finding Clarity, and What He’s Learning About Preaching to a CameraRead More