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Joleen Graumann

Guest Post: How to Build True Relational Capital

May 13, 2020
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Turn Self-Awareness Into Other-Awareness By Joleen Graumann Relational capital is an intangible resource. Even so, we live in an age where relational capital has surged in value. Nurturing and managing healthy relationships is key to both personal and commercial success. Self-awareness – the ability to see personal strengths and weaknesses objectively – plays a big…

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Profiles at Seminary: “I Wish I’d Started Using Them Sooner”

February 7, 2020
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DMin Candidates Grow in Self-Awareness to Lead From Their Strengths Dr. Tate Cockrell was serving at a local church when he first became aware of the Leading From Your Strengths profile. He completed his individual assessment during a staff development retreat. “When I saw my very own report, I was blown away by its accuracy,”…

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Noel Meador

Heroes in Uniform Become Heroes at Home

January 17, 2020
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Transformed Couple Builds Marriage Program that Enriches Military Families Noel Meador and his wife Karissa struggled during their first three years of marriage. “I was working eighty hours a week as a pastor,” says Noel. “I didn’t realize that Karissa and I had very different ideas of what it meant to be married and to…

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We’ve Simplified Your Ministry Insights Experience

December 16, 2019
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Let’s start with no more passcodes to keep up with. The Ministry Insights website now serves as the hub for administering and completing all assessments and content. You’ll notice the biggest change is how you purchase and assign assessments. When you purchase assessments you are now banking “usages” based on the assessment you purchased. Think…

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Introducing The Prioritized Life Assessment

December 16, 2019
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If you’ve not experienced the Prioritized Life Assessment and would like to, click the link below to receive a 50% discount on the assessment. The Prioritized Life Assessment (Discount Applied at time of checkout $17.50 off retail price)

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Pastor-Turned-Administrator Helps Leaders Battle Isolation, Build Community

September 17, 2019
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Pastor to Pastors Uses LFYS Profiles to Connect, Affirm, Resource, and Encourage Leaders During the nineteen years that Ron Martin pastored local churches, he observed increasing isolation among ministers and people in general. He saw pastors and colleagues push through the vocation’s season-after-season pressures with little accountability, lack of affirmation, and even absence of support.…

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It’s Never Too Late To Choose a Different “What If?”

August 29, 2019
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Guest Post by Pam Taylor Donna had been to therapists, specialists, and gurus – but with no improvement. Her physical health was deteriorating from the stress of self-hatred. And she was angry. She despised those who had rejected her and had failed to encourage her, blaming them for her pain. Yet Donna continued to wonder…

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Jodie O'Shannassy leads a group of volunteers in ministry at her local hospital using LFYS

Volunteers: Profiles Help Pastoral Caregivers Serve Hurting Patients, Families

May 30, 2019
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Jodie O’Shannassy and her hospital volunteers use LFYS to gain understanding for each other and those they serve Hospital chaplain Jodie O’Shannassy serves with three other leaders to coordinate a team of 30-40 pastoral care volunteers serving in hospitals that are part of the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) throughout southern Queensland, Australia.…

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Don Cruickshank

Coaching: Four Days in the Sunshine Morph Into a Consulting Business

April 9, 2019
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Four days in the sunshine seemed like a good idea to Don Cruickshank. When the Canadian resident needed a few more credits to finish coursework for his Masters in Leadership and Management (MALM) at Briercrest Seminary, a Google search led him to the Leading From Your Strengths Equipping Conference. “The conference was approved as an…

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