"Teamwork makes the dream work." "Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much."- Helen Keller "None of us is as smart as all of us." - Ken Blanchard "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is a progress. Working together is success."- Henry Ford "Cowabunga!"- Ninja Turtles (my personal favorite) I'm … Continue reading Team Turn of Mind
Recently while away on a trip I had the opportunity to meet some new people along the way. Matt was in another group as I took time and chatted with a woman on the other side of the room. By the time the night was over, we were recapping the day's events, in which Matt … Continue reading Permission to be a Gold Digger
"If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth.": 1 John 1: 8 Bear with me for a second here. For the first time, I read this specific passage differently. The greek word for sin means, "missing the mark." When we hear the word sin, usually … Continue reading Thunder the Blunder
This week, I had the opportunity to help host a leadership conference at our church. I was able to listen to some of the best pastors and leaders of the North East. In the midst of running around, here are some quick leadership shots I wrote down. Ben Franklin once said, " Without continual growth … Continue reading Leadership Shots. Take a Few For Yourself.
Leading and developing other people around you, I believe, is one of the highest mantles to take up. It doesn't matter if you are leading at the top or from the second chair, you have the power to influence people for the better. Great leadership isn't just about yourself, but those around you. HOWEVER, if … Continue reading Intentionally Leading Yourself
How many of you listen to your voicemail and say, "dang, I sound good!?" I think most people who listen to themselves on a recording don't usually like the way they sound. For me, I totally cringe at it! Haha. It's like, please, stop the pain already! "Gina, do you have a cold? Because you … Continue reading Give The Jeggings a Shot: Trying New Things
My sister has down syndrome and I wouldn't trade her for the world. Laura may be younger than me but she has taught me numerous lessons. A few to count are compassion, unconditional love, simplicity, and seeing life through a different lens/perspective. One lesson that she has taught me, that I truly treasure, is not … Continue reading Stop Taking Yourself Too Seriously
Listening to Perry Noble in real life is a tad different than listening to him on a podcast! Yesterday I had the privilege to attend a conference with Perry Noble as the main speaker.
Here are some leadership one liners I jotted down.
Last week I had the privilege of interviewing Pastor Todd Bishop on the topic of eternity. What happens after you die? Whether you believe in eternity or not, you have to admit, you have at least thought about it once! Back to the interview part. I’d never conducted an interview before so this was a total … Continue reading Effective Conversations: what interviewing taught me about day to day interactions
Here is a blog post I was privileged to write for Everything.Church. I believe one skill every leader must master is COMMUNICATION! Communication is key to leading others well and encouraging growth in the right direction. Click the image below to read more... One of my most recent joys is being able to contribute to Everything.Church, an incredible church … Continue reading Communication: The Key to Leading Well