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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Leadership Trust

Trust is one of life’s greatest commodities. My friend’s 10 week old baby girl already knows to trust the sound of her mother’s voice and the safety of her daddy’s arms. Earning trust and extending trust become a natural part of our life rhythm. The same is true in our leadership.  Trust is foundational to […]

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Don’t Take it Personal

I’m a responsible person. Most days that part of my personality is a blessing, but it also has the potential to sabotage my leadership if I’m not careful. One of the “grey leadership” issues I’m currently working through is the difference between taking responsibility and taking personal responsibility. As Executive Director at Cross Point I […]

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Don't Take it Personal

I’m a responsible person. Most days that part of my personality is a blessing, but it also has the potential to sabotage my leadership if I’m not careful. One of the “grey leadership” issues I’m currently working through is the difference between taking responsibility and taking personal responsibility. As Executive Director at Cross Point I […]

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The Leadership Creep

NARCISSISM It kind of feels like a dirty word. Dictionary.com defines it as “inordinate fascination with oneself; excessive self-love; vanity” Not a very positive definition and I don’t think most of us have any desire to be defined this way.  We at least know that we don’t like other people who are all about themselves. […]

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Second Chairs & See-Saws

If you are in the second chair, you have not been called to a place of comfort; you have been called to a place of leadership.“ This quote is from one of my all-time favorite books entitled Leading from the Second Chair: Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams (Jossey-Bass Leadership Network […]

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Second Chairs & See-Saws

If you are in the second chair, you have not been called to a place of comfort; you have been called to a place of leadership.“ This quote is from one of my all-time favorite books entitled Leading from the Second Chair: Serving Your Church, Fulfilling Your Role, and Realizing Your Dreams (Jossey-Bass Leadership Network […]

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The Crazy Dark Days

Leadership is lonely. We know that.  We’ve been told that a zillion different ways from a million different leaders. But, have you ever had one of those days that is beyond just lonely?  One of those days where it feels so dark, like the world is closing in and you want to just walk away? […]

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