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New podcast episodes, some updates, and excerpts from our eight most popular podcast episodes

Hi all! In this issue of the newsletter, we'll be sharing excerpts from eight of our most popular podcast episodes from this past year, but before we jump into that, I want to share a handful of updates and reminders since the last issue. New Podcast Episodes: Ep. 90: An Introduction to Better...
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about 2 months ago • 6 min read
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Better Together: A Conversation about Men and Women Working Together

Hi all! I’m especially excited about this issue of the newsletter because I get to announce our new on-demand workshop, Better Together: A Conversation about Men and Women Working Together. This workshop series is designed to be less about imparting information and more about testing our...
3 months ago • 4 min read
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Leading from the second chair, feedback, success, and Christians quiet quitting

Hi! This past month Jim and Trisha wrapped up the series Leading Up & Out in an episode with author Mike Bonem. You can listen to that episode here.​ As a reminder, the series explores how we can use influence and relationships to lead up, down, and sideways in order to shape the things we care...
4 months ago • 3 min read
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Why words matter, burnout, separation anxiety in dogs, becoming an expert, and new podcast episodes!

Hi! There is a lot to catch up on since we shared our last newsletter, so let's jump into it! Finished The Leader as a Coach podcast series This podcast series explored the idea that "leaders who learn to lead through coaching and who develop a culture of coaching in their organization will...
5 months ago • 3 min read
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The Power of Community on Our Dreams, EQ for Your Team, and Our Systems of Relationships Impact on Health

Hi y'all! In the most recent issue of our newsletter, Trisha shared four resources to review and three things she hoped readers would reflect on as they read and listened to those resources and the podcast episode we released the next week, Is it over yet? Post-pandemic considerations. If you...
7 months ago • 3 min read
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Newsletter: Reflecting on the past

Hi y’all! Last week we finished the podcast series with Dr. Robert Creech, where Jim and Trisha have been discussing the book the three of them wrote together, The Leader's Journey. Here are the links to the whole series: The Call to Personal Transformation with Dr. Robert Creech​ Leading Living...
8 months ago • 3 min read

Boundaries, Emotional Agility, Maturity, and Human Development

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed...
9 months ago • 3 min read

How to help congregations be faithful in their particular context, excerpts from a conversation with Jim Herrington

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed...
10 months ago • 5 min read

Power dynamics, a new course, the "Circle of life", a "VMCL Amoeba" and more

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed...
11 months ago • 3 min read

Learning Community: Power, Goals, Grit, Societal Trauma, and Triangles

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed...
12 months ago • 2 min read