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Welcome to episode 16 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  This month's conversation is with Rev. Graham Singh who is the Pastor at St. Jax Church in Montreal and the Executive Director of Church Planing Conversation.  In this episode we talk about a variety of topics such as:   Using historic buildings to rebirth new life Brining people of different denominational backgrounds together under one roof Why younger leaders are shifting towards more of a "one-church" theology Making room for stillness The loneliness of ministry - how do we surround ourselves with wise people? Society has changed in the 21st Century, but what about leadership? Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: St. Jax Church Church Planting Canada Website  Graham Singh's website  The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you from Credence & Co.  If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community who may benefit from it.  Thanks for listening!...

Welcome to episode 15 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co., and Happy New Year! This year we are starting off with a bang by talking to Dan Doty of Evryman.  Dan is a husband, father, writer, filmmaker, coach, and hosts the Evryman podcast.  In this episode we talk about Evryman's mission: To inspire and create a movement that redefines what it means to be a man. Here are some of the other things we talk about: The importance of owning your experience and feeling What is Evryman Men in the workplace - a response to toxic masculinity Why repression doesn't work Going back to the basics - the importance of slowing down How do we strike the balance between "tough" and "emotional" How can leaders start dealing with change and do the internal work? Creating a safe place The importance of speaking from your own experience The liberating feeling of nature Creating and living in a shared experience Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: Evryman website Evryman podcast  Dr. David Rock episode ...

Welcome to episode 14 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  In today's podcast, Jason had the opportunity to talk with Ron Carucci of Navalent about essential leadership skills that emerged from his decade-long research into executive transitions that identified the skills of top-performing executives.  Ron is the co-author of the book Rising to Power and seven other books.  Here are some topics that Ron and Jason explore in this conversation: Ron's ten-year longitudinal study on executive transitions The 4 recurring patterns that distinguished exceptional transitions The 4 difficulties that leaders face in their journey towards success What is needed for leaders to prepare themselves for success The importance of knowing your triggers and asking for feedback Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: Ron's company Navalent Leading Transformations in Organizations E-book Find Ron on Twitter Find Ron on LinkedIn   The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you from Credence & Co.  If you found this episode valuable to you, please share it with someone in your community who may benefit from it.  Thanks for listening!...

Welcome to episode 13 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  This month Jason had the opportunity and privilege to talk with Andy Molinsky about what it looks like for leaders to step outside of their comfort zone.  Andy is the author of a book called Reach: A new strategy to help you step outside your comfort zone, rise to the challenge, and build confidence.  Here are some of the topics that Andy and Jason explore in this conversation:   What is the advantage to stepping outside your comfort zone? What are the 5 key challenges to overcome? What does it look like for us to embrace the 3 C's (Conviction, customization, and clarity) What are some of the advantages or disadvantages to avoiding? What are some steps one can take to engage with fear Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: Andy's website  Andy's first book - Global Dexterity  Book: Reach Find Andy on LinkedIn Find Andy on Twitter Find Andy on Facebook The Thriving Leaders podcast is brought to you from Credence & Co.  If...

Welcome to episode 12 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  We are living in one of the loneliest ages of all time and it begs the question, what does it really look like to belong?  This month Jason and Betty Pries sat down to talk about the dynamics of belonging. Here are some of the topics that they explore in their conversation: How has social media impacted the feeling of belonging? The self-esteem generation and self-compassion Does your self have a centre? What is the true self? Where are people currently finding places of purpose, beliefs, belonging? How do we create workplaces that create places of belonging? What does it look like to lead from your centre? In this episode, Jason and Betty mentioned Brene Brown's new book - Braving The Wilderness ...

Welcome to episode 11 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  Today Jason Dykstra speaks with Mary Pat Hinton about the topic of employee engagement, which is something Mary Pat's company takes extremely seriously.  So serious, that they make sure that your goals and values (i.e. I want to take my daughter to horseback riding every week) are inked into the contract. Here are some of the topics that they explore in their conversation: How to uncover passion in your employees Creating roles based on your employee's passions and abilities How "choosing your job" impacts an organization's culture Being comfortable with your offering Self-awareness around our strengths and challenges Why leaders need to model the behaviour Contracting around your dreams How to find out what really matters to your employees and staff members Here are some of the links mentioned in this episode: Mary Pat's company - Emmetros Memory Sparx Mary Pat on Twitter Memory Sparx on Facebook Emmetros on Facebook ...

Welcome to episode 10 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  Today Jason Dykstra speaks with Katie Robinette about the topic of mental health in the workplace.  Here are some of the topics and questions they explore: Trends in mental health within the workplace Mental health and job type How workplace culture impacts wellness Choosing the right job and workplace surroundings How can organizations start to address mental health in the workplace? The importance of community Accountability of workplaces and individuals with mental health How to handle return-to-work situations What organizations can do to start looking for individuals in need of support Here are some of the links and documents mentioned in the podcast: When Somethings Wrong Handbook Healthy Minds Canada website HMC Youtube Channel  HMC Facebook HMC Twitter The post 010 – Mental Health in the Workplace with Katie Robinette appeared first on Developing Your Craft ....

Welcome to episode 9 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast, brought to you by Credence & Co.  Today Jason Dykstra speaks with Jackie Lauer about the topic of resiliency.  Here are some of the topics and questions they explore: How do we become leaders full of love amongst the garbage we are sometimes surrounded by? How do we deal with loss in the workplace and reframe how we look at our lives? System of self-care and resilience One little question we could ask more of in the workplace Importance of mindfulness How vulnerability can change leadership Receiving and asking for help The importance of sitting with the discomfort The daily practice of mindset Connection to self, other, and environment Acknowledging grief and pain in the workplace   Here are some of the links that were mentioned in this episode: Patrick Lencioni – 5 Dysfunctions of a Team Adam Grant and Sheryl Sandberg – Option B  Jackie’s website  Jackie on Twitter  Jackie on LinkedIn  Jackie on Facebook The post 009- The Resilient Leader with Jackie Lauer appeared first on Developing Your Craft ....

Welcome to episode #8 of the Thriving Leaders Podcast.  In todays conversation, Jason talks with Thomi Glover about the inner workings of a leader.  You are not going to want to miss this conversation.  In this episode we discuss: How do you lead people in their inner work? How do I come alive with what I do? Self-reflection and self-mastery How the different strands of your life come together for one big purpose The learning you can take from failure Mining lessons from your experience Training your observer ALSO Don’t miss out on seeing our new website over at Credence & Co The post 008 – The Inner Workings of a Leader with Thomi Glover appeared first on Developing Your Craft ....

Welcome to episode #7 of the Thriving Leaders podcast.  This month Jason sat down with Nate Regier to talk about conflict management and leadership.  In this episode we discuss: How we view conflict Myths of Conflict Compassion The Compassion Cycle Here are some of the links mentioned in this month’s podcast: Nate’s book – Conflict Without Casualties Next Element Facebook: Next Element  Youtube: Next Element The post 007 – Conflict Without Casualties with Nate Regier appeared first on Developing Your Craft ....