Coaching Category

When to say NO to good opportunities…

This weekend, I hosted my team for an annual planning retreat at my house. In addition to the preparation and planning for this leadership retreat and my normal ministry responsibilities, I was in the middle of a bathroom remodel, a master’s thesis, and training for a half marathon…not to mention the normal routine of family […]

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NEW RELEASE: Free Her Voice Online Magazine (1st Addition)

The day has finally arrived for the release of the first addition of  {her} VOICE Magazine ! As a leader in the beautiful “PNW” Pacific Northwest and beyond, you are a part of a community of women and men who want to do big things with their lives. Partnered together to achieve unimaginable great works for God’s Kingdom, we triumph over evil […]

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You are the first!

I thought of you as I rode the escalator from floor to floor at Nike Town in New York City. Each floor was adorn with inspirational quotes to empower and encourage visitors to achieve their goals! No excuses. No past failures. You have a destiny to achieve and dreams to follow! The world needs you! I challenge you to […]

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How to make a Sabbath box…

In one of my favorite books on Sabbath, Wayne Muller writes: “Sabbath requires surrender. If we only stop when we are finished with all our work, we will never stop, because our work is never completely done. With every accomplishment there arises a new responsibility… Sabbath dissolves the artificial urgency of our days, because it […]

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Leadership reflections from 12,000 feet…

Between stimulus and response, there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” Viktor Frankl For me, the space between stimulus and response was found on a mountain top 12,000’ in the air. People decide to climb mountains for different reasons. The views, […]

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10 Steps to Being a Great Mentor

“Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin There is more to being a great mentor than talking about your work over coffee. A great mentor knows that words alone do not create purpose driven action. A great mentor does more than teach, they […]

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