Problem Solving: A Simple Leadership Strategy Apr 05, 2024

I have good news and I have bad news. Which do you want first? If you're like me, I always pick the bad news first because then the good news can override it.

The bad news: Because of Adam and Eve and our fall with them in the Garden of Eden, we're guaranteed to have problems for the rest...

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Love Life Like a Leader: 3 Ways to Gain Passion Mar 18, 2024

When you hear the word "passion," do you have a positive reaction or a negative reaction?

I have both! I have a love-hate relationship with passion.... On the one hand, I love passion because I actually identify as a passionate person--somebody who loves life and isn't afraid to show it. I take...

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How to Listen Like a Leader: One Simple Mindset Shift Mar 07, 2024

One of the most important skills that every leader must develop is the skill of communication. So, in a conversation, which is more important: speaking or listening?

If you said listening, you would be right.

It's biblical to be a good listener. James 1:19 says that everyone should be quick to...

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3 Steps to Take Initiative: Stop Thinking, Start Doing Feb 15, 2024

Would you rather ask for permission or ask for forgiveness? When you see something that needs to be done, do you do it yourself, or do you hope somebody else will do it? Are you more of a thinker or more of a doer? Today, we dive into chapter 10 of this book in our exploration of the 21...

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God-Given Generosity: Why Christian Leaders Can Give More Feb 06, 2024

If you had to give away ONE MILLION DOLLARS, who would you give it to?

That is the question that I asked to my Leadership Mastermind students last week when we were discussing chapter 9 of the book The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader: Becoming the Person Others Will Want to Follow...

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How To Focus Without Multi-Tasking & Procrastinating Jan 26, 2024

You get home; it's almost 8 p.m. You're tired, you want to get to bed, but you still have a lot of work to finish tonight. How do you LOCK IT IN and get it done?

You know this: Put down your phone and use a trusty To Do List. Then, begin.

Do You Believe in Multi-Tasking?

If it's that...

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Satan's 4 Successful Lies to Destroy Teens Jan 12, 2024

You can afford to fail. In Christ, you can afford to fail. When I was in middle school and high school, I wish someone had told me, 'Brenda, you can afford to fail because you are a Christian and you are in Christ.' He has already performed the perfect works for you. He has lived the perfect...

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How Do I Get Courage to Do What's Right (Not Easy)? Dec 28, 2023

What do you want to do or maybe need to do, but you don't have the courage to do it?

When I asked the students in my Well-Led Life Leadership Mastermind this question last week, we were talking about healthy risks, such as trying out for a new sport, auditioning for the school play, asking...

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The Goal of Communication: 2 Tips to Achieve Transformative Speaking & Listening Dec 28, 2023

This video is from the "Core Qualities of Christian Leaders" playlist, a series for middle & high school students who are actively preparing to fulfill God's mission in their lives by developing their character.

Even though you may not know exactly what God plans to do with your...

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Simple Tool for Students to Set Goals for 2024 Dec 05, 2023

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Goal setting is a skill. It's a process that has to be practiced. So in this video, we're going to practice, together, setting goals for four major areas of your life: your body, your brain, your heart, and your soul.

Overcoming Skepticism About...

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Commitment: Follow Through or Flake? (Core Qualities of Christian Leaders) Nov 25, 2023

What's up, you guys? OK.

Look, we've all made the mistake of saying yes when we should have said no. We've all been in a situation where we made a commitment to something or someone and now we just don't feel like doing it anymore. What do you do in that situation? In this video, I'm gonna show...

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Faith Happens: My Journey to Finding Truth in Christianity Dec 02, 2022

In a recent conversation with one of my Mastermind mentees, we were discussing both the importance of Truth and the simultaneous lack of motivation to pursue it. I shared with her my own journey through skepticism, doubt, and the demand for proof--proof that I haven't been believing a lie my...

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