The Calibrate Life & Leadership Podcast is for Christ-Following leaders who have a desire to calibrate their lives and lift those they love and lead. Co-hosts David and Donna Delp journeyed through grief after the death of their spouses after three decades of marriage. Finding each other, they began a new life with their blended families. They are absolutely committed to joyful living, joyful leading, and joyful relationships. The Calibrate Life Podcast is hosted at calibrate360.com and focuses on calibrating the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, and physical aspects of a leader’s life and those they lead and love. David has invested 30 years as a life and leadership coach and mentor, organizational development consultant, a pastor, minister, and a developer of leaders. Donna has been a missionary with Convoy of Hope Europe, worked with the U.S. State Department in South Africa and Nigeria, has been a children’s minister, and a radio co-host.
151- Grieving the Death of “Normal”
We’ve heard people talking about a “new normal” or “when things get back to normal.” It occurred to us that sometimes “normal” gives way to a new reality full of purpose, hope, and opportunity. Having lived through a deep grief process, we’ve simply recognized a grief process at work in the world around us. In this episode we are talking […]
150 – The Power of Saying “Yes” to Adversity
Embracing adversity, being willing to say “yes” to the tough stuff gives us new lenses to see things differently, it exercises atrophied muscles needed for new adventures and callings, and it deconstructs our inferior plans to make way for God’s excellent plans. In this episode we talk about saying “yes” to adversity in expectation of […]
149 – Reflections on Living, Leading, and Loving at 60
On David’s 60th birthday, his journal entry included 7 things he will do in the next 20 years based upon lessons learned in the previous 20. In this episode David and Donna talk about reflections on joyfully living, leading, and loving. Turning 60 this week caused me to look back and to look forward. 20 […]
148 – Leading in Crisis: Eight Actions of a Leader in Times of Crisis
Those we lead have the opportunity to see who we really are when we lead them in and through a crisis. Our heart, our character, our resolve, our faith, our love, and our motivations are all revealed. In episode 148 of The Calibrate Life Podcast, we discuss 8 things for a leader to keep in focus while leading […]
147 – Leading in Crisis: Spirit-Empowered Leadership
If God has positioned you as a spiritual leader, he will also empower you to serve and lead. In this episode we are going to talk about the mantle and anointing that comes with God’s call and the empowerment of the Holy Spirit to lead in times of uncertainty. This episode, particularly the last 20 minutes, was […]
146 – Overcoming Shiny-Object Syndrome
You can do anything you want to do but you can’t do everything you want to do. Shiny-object Syndrome is the urge to chase and engage things that get your attention. The problem is, there are too many opportunities, too many shiny objects, more interesting and compelling things than we have time or resources to […]
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