The Do A New Thing Blog

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

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

What I Learned at Global Leadership Summit 2019

I was so blessed to attend the Global Leadership Summit 2019 with the Proverbs 31 Ministries Team.  These are my top take-aways from each speaker.   Craig Groeschel Leadership is influence and everyone has influence. GETMO – Good Enough to ... Read more

Limit Your Input to Increase Your Output

There aren’t many times when my chemical engineering background is helpful in the world of online business and ministry. But when it comes to the information that bombards us everyday, the most basic scientific principle applies. In – Out  = ... Read more

Stay Focused While Working Online – My Very Best Productivity Hack

When we sit around at the virtual coffee shop with our friends and chat about all things business and ministry, we always get around to the subject of productivity. Well, we don’t actually say the word “productivity.”  That’s a little ... Read more

Batch Your Tasks in an Assembly Line

My favorite thing about the Move Forward Mastermind is watching my Move Forward Friends apply what they learn in ways that work for them, and then share it with the rest of us.  Our girl Susan from Growing A Content ... Read more

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