The Do A New Thing Blog

Are You Doing the Leadership Two-Step?

I’ll never forget my first visit to the Proverbs 31 Ministries office as a member of the P31 Online Bible Studies Executive Team.  It was so surreal. I was in a meeting that was being run by P31 President Lysa ... Read more

Lesson Learned: How to Delight Your Customers

I am a creature of habit.  When I find something I like, I stick with it. At my favorite Mexican restaurant, I order the same bowl of Chicken Tortilla soup without the tortillas every time.  (I can’t stand when the ... Read more

How to Get Noticed Online When You Are Just Starting

Getting started at just about anything is the hardest, right?   Whether it is a new diet, a new hobby, a new business or a new blog, there are a million things to learn and about 10 million things to ... Read more

Lesson Learned: 65 Christian Blog Post Ideas

If I have learned one thing about blogging, it is that coming up high quality blog post ideas consistently is not as easy as it looks!!  #thestruggleisreal So I put on my thinking cap and came up with 65 Christian blog ... Read more

#1 Thing Killing Your Productivity (plus 2 more)

Gosh … it’s 9pm already??  How can that be?  What did I accomplish today? I ask myself that almost every night.  And more times than not, the answer to the last question is “Not nearly all I wanted to.” Can ... Read more

Lesson Learned: Why I’m NOT Building an Email List

Pop-ups, content upgrades, subscriber “freemiums”.  All the tools of building an email list.  Every article on growing your blog or online business will remind you how important it is to build a list of subscribers.  It’s the one marketing channel ... Read more

What I Learned from Launching A Podcast

When my business coach first told me I needed to start a podcast, I thought I’d rather poke my eyes out with a hot needle. I was very familiar with the podcasting world.  At that point, I had been a ... Read more

My Favorites from the Amazon 3-for-2 Book Sale!

Note:  The 3-for-2 deal in this post has expired, but most of these books are still on sale.  Check them out, along with other deals in the Amazon Prime Day sales. You’ve been waiting for it an it’s finally here!  ... Read more

Five Steps to Feel More Well-Rested

I’m happy to welcome Tracie Johnson to the blog with some tips for being more well-rested. And who doesn’t need more rest these days? Only a few people in the world are able to fall asleep right after their heads ... Read more

Simplify Your Systems With Spreadsheet Templates

Web platforms, browser extensions, apps, and desktop software—there is no shortage of helpful tools for today’s business and ministry leaders. While these tools can be total game-changers for you and your organization, they can also be challenging to learn. This ... Read more

Best New Books for Christian Women Leaders in 2021

One good thing about being locked in my house for months is that I made a good dent in my “To Be Read” book pile in 2020.  It was a great book year, and 2021 is shaping up to be ... Read more

3 Tips For Choosing Your 2021 Planner

Have you found your 2021 Planner yet? If you’re like me, getting your planner set up for the next year can be exciting, but at the same time it can also be daunting. Browsing through endless types of planners can ... Read more

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