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The Leader's Journey

As a team of lifelong learners, we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you.

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Reflections on Forgiveness, Conversation Styles, Living on Mission, & Reflections on Coaching

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed this newsletter, please share it and keep the learning going. If you've received this from a friend you can subscribe here and get it direct to your inbox. Hi y'all! An ongoing theme we are exploring on...

about 1 year ago • 4 min read
graphic of immunity to change book

In a recent episode of The Leader's Journey Podcast titled Disrupting Our Autopilot: The Only Way Things Change, Jim and Trisha discuss how difficult it can be to experience real change, why it can be so difficult, and what we can do to make real progress. During their conversation, Jim and Trisha referenced the book Immunity to Change by Dr. Lisa Lahey and Dr. Robert Kegan a handful of times so I decided to explore some of the key ideas presented in that work in this issue of the newsletter....

over 1 year ago • 5 min read

Hi all! In this issue of the newsletter, we'll be sharing excerpts from eight of our most popular podcast episodes from this past year, but before we jump into that, I want to share a handful of updates and reminders since the last issue. New Podcast Episodes: Ep. 90: An Introduction to Better Together In this episode, we discuss our belief that it is God’s design for men and women to collaborate as equals in the missional life and that living according to God’s design is a matter of justice...

over 1 year ago • 6 min read
women and man working together

Hi all! I’m especially excited about this issue of the newsletter because I get to announce our new on-demand workshop, Better Together: A Conversation about Men and Women Working Together. This workshop series is designed to be less about imparting information and more about testing our assumptions and imagining better possibilities. It contains five sessions, 145-minutes of studio-quality audio, and a 42-page workbook. And in honor of launching this new workshop series, I thought it would...

over 1 year ago • 4 min read
white wooden table with six chairs

Hi! This past month Jim and Trisha wrapped up the series Leading Up & Out in an episode with author Mike Bonem. You can listen to that episode here. As a reminder, the series explores how we can use influence and relationships to lead up, down, and sideways in order to shape the things we care about. If you missed the first episode in the series you can listen to it here. Here are a few of my favorite excerpts from the series: "Leadership is first and foremost, primarily about leading myself....

over 1 year ago • 3 min read
dog showing separation anxiety on couch

Hi! There is a lot to catch up on since we shared our last newsletter, so let's jump into it! Finished The Leader as a Coach podcast series This podcast series explored the idea that "leaders who learn to lead through coaching and who develop a culture of coaching in their organization will effectively raise up people who can consistently be the healthiest, most effective version of themselves and do their best work." Here are the links to that full series. Part 1: The Leader As Coach:...

almost 2 years ago • 3 min read
four person hands wrap around shoulders while looking at sunset

Hi y'all! In the most recent issue of our newsletter, Trisha shared four resources to review and three things she hoped readers would reflect on as they read and listened to those resources and the podcast episode we released the next week, Is it over yet? Post-pandemic considerations. If you haven't already, we encourage you to review those resources and reflect on the leadership challenges you’ve faced in the last two years to learn from them and take that learning into the future. We would...

almost 2 years ago • 3 min read
Old photos scrapbook memory book

Hi y’all! Last week we finished the podcast series with Dr. Robert Creech, where Jim and Trisha have been discussing the book the three of them wrote together, The Leader's Journey. Here are the links to the whole series: The Call to Personal Transformation with Dr. Robert Creech Leading Living Systems with Dr. Robert Creech How Family Patterns Impact Leadership with Dr. Robert Creech The 3 Types of Storms that Arise in Systems with Dr. Robert Creech If you haven't read their book yet, we...

about 2 years ago • 3 min read

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed this newsletter, please share it and keep the learning going. If you've received this from a friend you can subscribe here and get it direct to your inbox. Hi! A couple quick updates before we jump into...

about 2 years ago • 3 min read

Welcome to our newsletter. Thank you for being part of our learning community. As a team of lifelong learners we frequently share resources with each other. This newsletter is a space for us to share some of what we are learning, thinking about, and being encouraged by with you. If you enjoyed this newsletter, please share it and keep the learning going. If you've received this from a friend you can subscribe here and get it direct to your inbox. Hi! In the last episode in our series on power...

about 2 years ago • 5 min read
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