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The 2 Best Gifts for Your Friends Who Blog

Gift guides are everywhere this time of year. There are gift guides for the guy in your life, the most unique gifts, favorite toys and I especially loved this guide to gifts that give back. Of course, there are gift ... Read more

How’d They Do That? Self-Publishing on a Budget

Welcome to a new occasional series called “How’d They Do That?” It’s all about people who have successfully done amazing, hard things. The things you might want to do. I’m sharing their best tips with you! We are kicking the ... Read more

The Old Rugged Cross

On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, The emblem of suffering and shame; And I love that old cross where the dearest and best For a world of lost sinners was slain. So I’ll cherish the old ... Read more

What I Learned Through #Write31Days

Oh goodness!  I can’t believe it’s over and we made it to the end!  It is has been a great month of working on our big dreams, goals and projects.  I hope you’ve made some progress! Yesterday, I was on ... Read more

The Success Checklist

The 28th???  Already???  Can we really be ALMOST at the end of our 31 Days of Eating Elephants?  I can’t believe it! We have journeyed together on an inspiring path.  I have been amazed at the way you (yes, YOU!) ... Read more

You Crave What You Consume

Hey Elephant Eaters!  We are moving into our last week of the series 31 Days of Eating Elephants.  How are you doing with your elephants – your big dreams, goals and projects that look impossible? This week is Action Week. ... 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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