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Episode 73: When Doubt Attacks

How do you handle doubt? Do you wallow in it and allow it to throw you off your game?  Or do you confidently fight back with God’s Word?  Somewhere in between?  In Episode 73, we’ll learn how to stand up ... Read more

Episode 72: Engage Your New Email Subscribers with a Welcome Series

Have you ever joined a group or a community, or maybe started a new job … and they just threw you in, expecting you to know how things work?  That’s what it’s like for your new email subscribers.  They sometimes ... 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

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

How to Create an Idea Capture System

All the ideas, constantly bombarding my brain. Not just ideas for writing and blog posts, but also: ministry ideas family vacation ideas product ideas business collaboration ideas The list of ideas goes on and on.  I’ve described it before as ... Read more

My Favorite Digital Planning Tools

This is the third post in the #DitchYourPlanner series.  In the earlier posts, we covered why you might want to change from paper to digital planning and how you can make the switch.  In this post, we’ll cover the tools ... Read more

How I Switched from Paper to Digital Planning

This is the second post in the #DitchYourPlanner series.  In the other posts, we covered why you might want to change from paper to digital planning and my favorite digital planning tools.  In this post, we’ll cover the mistakes, the ... Read more

4 Reasons to Ditch Your Paper Planner

This is the first post in the #DitchYourPlanner series.  In the other posts, we covered the mistakes, the secrets to success and step by step instructions to make the switch  why you might want to change from paper to digital ... Read more

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