Podcast: LEADERSHIP

Don’t Trade Your Inner Life for the Illusion of Momentum

Today, very few church leaders feel like they are winning. We look at our churches compared to what they used to be or what we’d like them to be, and it’s hard to feel like we’re making a real difference. So we’re faced with a…

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Living in the Desert Without Leaving Your Life

Great news! I’m officially back from my summer sabbatical and I’m excited to share with you insights from my time away.  In the 3rd – 5th centuries, early Christian men and women fled to the desert to escape the moral compromise in the church and…

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CNLP 521 | Deon Nicholas on the Ethics and Future of Artificial Intelligence, Singularity, and Whether the Robots Will Ultimately Kill Us All

Forethought founder, Deon Nicholas, talks about all things AI—the ethics of artificial intelligence, AGI, ANI and ASI, Singularity, the timeline for when AI reaches general intelligence, and whether the robots will ultimately kill us all. Get more…

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CNLP 520 | Stephen M. R. Covey on Scaling an Organization Beyond Its Founder, Growing Up in Stephen Covey’s Home, and How to Create a High Trust Team

Stephen M. R. Covey talks about his father, Stephen Covey’s legacy, tips for leaders whose kids are growing up in the public eye, how to scale an organization beyond the founder, why command and control leadership is dead, and how to build a high…

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CNLP 519 | Nona Jones on Why Pastors are More Insecure than Business Leaders, Killing Comparison, Brazilian Butt Lifts, and Overcoming Childhood Trauma

Meta’s Nona Jones returns to the podcast to talk about why pastors are more insecure than business leaders, how to kill comparison and overcome insecurity, how she overcame childhood trauma, Brazilian butt lifts, and why success is ever enough to…

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Silencing the Seductive Voice of Your False Self

One of the most destructive temptations leaders face is living and leading from the veneer of a “false self”. In other words, we project an image of how we’d like to be perceived, rather than living from truth.    In today’s podcast, I share…

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CNLP 518 | Tony Chapman on the Secret to Marketing, How to Rethink Marketing the Weekend Church Service and Message, and Overcoming Childhood Trauma to Live a Vibrant Life

Marketing legend, Tony Chapman, talks about the secret to marketing, how to re-market weekend church services and rethink your message so it connects, and overcoming childhood trauma. In this wide-ranging conversation, Tony then flips the mic and…

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CNLP 517 | Jeff Henderson on How to Know When It’s Time to Leave, How to Finish Well, and Overcoming Career Indecision

Author and FOR Company founder, Jeff Henderson, returns to the podcast to talk about career indecision, how to know when it’s time to leave, finishing well, and why security and identity hold a lot of people back from making a great career move. Get…

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CNLP 516 | Michael McCain on Recruiting for Top Talent, the Problem with Short-Term Leadership Thinking, and Creating a Fantastic Culture in a $4 Billion Company

Maple Leaf Foods CEO, Michael McCain, joins the podcast to talk about the problem with short-term thinking in leadership, how to recruit top talent, and creating a fantastic culture in a $4 billion dollar company. Get more on this episode by going to…

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One Thing No Leader Wants (But Every Leader Needs)

Many leaders today believe that if we’re going to get things done and be successful, we must “take the bull by the horns”. We are told that strength and power win in the economy of leadership. In today’s podcast, I share a sermon that explores the…

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