Muffle It

“The Leader’s voice always speaks the loudest” “When  decision needs to be made, a leader will eventually emerge.” I’m not sure if these are direct quotes from anyone, but they are phrases that have stuck with me. Leaders are seemingly born to take charge.  We do this naturally.  If we feel the slightest bit of […]

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The Floundering Leader

I remember very vividly the first time I served under a floundering leader.  I was a pompous 20-something that was actively reading everything by John Maxwell that I could get my hands on, so I thought I had leadership all figured out (in spite of the fact that I really wasn’t leading anything.) My arrogance […]

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Leading Confidently

One of the greatest monsters that I wrestle with in my leadership is being confident in the calling and gifting God has for me.  I battle the usual suspects of insecurity, fear and playing the comparison game. Last month at our Cultivate Her event in Nashville, I shared the story of Deborah and the confidence […]

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Catalyst Junkie

I remember the first time I attended Catalyst. It was Catalyst’s 2nd year. I’d heard crazy good things about the first year and I was hungry to soak myself in an environment that would feed the leadership development monster that was growing inside of me. Over the last 10 years, Catalyst has become a staple […]

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This is Our Moment!

Leaders emerge in the heat of the moment. That statement may not sound overly profound, but I’ve never found it to be more true than this week. My boss began making critical decisions from the moment we realized the worst was inevitable.  That’s leadership. Three Cross Point guys found a way through waste deep rushing […]

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Manage from Your Heart

Above all else, guard your heart, for it is the wellspring of life. Proverbs 4:23 A few weeks ago Pete shared a message about understanding the intent of our heart.  (I posted the highlights of that message here.) The message was really powerful, but one thing in his closing prayer really caught my attention… he […]

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Exciting News about April’s Cultivate Her!

This month’s Cultivate Her event is next Friday, April 30th! I’m excited to announce that we’ll be featuring a panel of amazing women who will join me in a discussion about: CONFIDENCE Lack of confidence is one of the greatest things that I believe affects our leadership as women.  I am so passionate about each […]

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