The Do A New Thing Blog

How To Do What You Know How To Do

In one of my recent workshops, when we got to the part about clarifying our focus areas, one of the participants posted this: That sounds so simple, doesn’t it?  But like most of us, this sweet friend had this particular ... Read more

Looking Back Before You Can Move Forward

As the new year approaches, and even a new decade, this is the time we start longing for a fresh start. To put the failures and disappointments of one season behind us and move on to a new one. To ... Read more
All the best Black Friday deals for the Christian writer, leader or entrepreneur!

Massive Black Friday/Cyber Monday Roundup for the Go-Getter Jesus Girl

For bloggers, writers and other online Christian entrepreneurs and leaders, it’s time to get great deals on the things that will help you be successful in 2020.  This year, I am featuring four categories of my favorite deals, and then ... Read more

What I Learned at Blissdom 2019

I’m so excited to be at the Blissdom Conference this weekend and I’ll be live blogging all my best takeaways.  Check back often to see all the good stuff. Thursday Blissdom Roundtables 5 Steps for Getting Media Attention For Your ... Read more

5 Things Every Christian Leader Must Do

When we take those first steps as a Christian leader, we are sometimes unsure what to do next.  Someone saw something in us, others started following, and then, suddenly, people are looking to us for decisions and direction. It can ... Read more

Why You SHOULD Compare Yourself to Others

Don’t compare yourself to anyone else. Stay in your own lane. Keep looking straight ahead. Don’t look at what others are doing. That’s the advice we hear all the time to avoid the comparison trap. And there is some wisdom ... Read more
January Reset: Social Media Guidelines

January Reset: Social Media Guidelines

There is nothing that seems to bring more angst, stress, and even fear to those in online ministry and business than social media. Which platforms are the best? How many days a week should I post? What should I post? ... Read more
January Reset: 3 Tips for Managing Email

January Reset: 3 Tips for Managing Email

Before we close our 2022 planners and open the crisp new ones, blank with possibilities for 2023, there are some things we can do to make way for all those possibilities. We need to unload some things and straighten up ... Read more
January Reset Financial Stewardship

January Reset: Financial Stewardship

This is it!  The last week of our January Reset… a month spent cleaning up our ministry and biz clutter to make room for the new opportunities God has for us in 2023. Are you ready to talk about financial ... Read more
January Reset: Organizing Digital Files

January Reset: Organizing Digital Files

Here we are in our second week of January Reset … time we have set aside to clear out some of our ministry and business clutter and make way for the amazing opportunities God has in store for us this ... 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

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