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Internal and group anxiety block effective, healthy leadership. This podcast features tools to de-escalate anxiety and also features guests who discuss triggers, recurring patterns, group dynamics and systems theory. If you want to learn how to pay attention to what is going on under the surface and move into healthier leadership, whether you are a business owner, non profit leader, pastor or parent, this podcast is for you

Managing Leadership Anxiety: Yours and Theirs Steve Cuss

    • Christianity
    • 4.8 • 68 Ratings

Internal and group anxiety block effective, healthy leadership. This podcast features tools to de-escalate anxiety and also features guests who discuss triggers, recurring patterns, group dynamics and systems theory. If you want to learn how to pay attention to what is going on under the surface and move into healthier leadership, whether you are a business owner, non profit leader, pastor or parent, this podcast is for you

    S5E16 - Tod Bolsinger

    S5E16 - Tod Bolsinger

    Tod Bolsinger, MDiv, PhD, is the Executive Director of the De Pree Center Church Leadership Initiative, a Senior Fellow of the De Pree Center for Leadership, and Associate Professor of Leadership Formation at Fuller Theological Seminary. Tod was the founder of the Fuller Leadership Platform, an innovative approach to online formation and leadership development and served as a Vice President of Fuller Seminary for six years. 
     
    He is the author of four books, including the Outreach Magazine Resource of the Year in pastoral leadership, Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory, Leadership for a Time of Pandemic: Practicing Resilience and Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change.  He served as a pastor for 27 years. Bolsinger speaks, consults and is an executive coach for corporate, non-profit, educational and church organizations in transformational leadership. His blogs and other resources can be found at depree.org/church.  

    • 41 min
    S5E15 - Angie Ward & Emilie Knauss

    S5E15 - Angie Ward & Emilie Knauss

    Dr Angie Ward and Emilie Knuass join me to talk about being a woman in church leadership. I learn what I need to know as a man, we talk gender dynamics and the pressure to diminish. Angie is a leadership veteran, author of I Am A Leader and Assistant Director of Denver Seminary's Doctoral program. Emilie Knauss is a preacher at our church, a former intern and is currently studying for her MDiv at Denver Seminary.

    • 58 min
    S5E14 - Sean Palmer

    S5E14 - Sean Palmer

    Sean Palmer is Teaching Pastor at Ecclesia Church in Houston. He has authored several books including his most recent, Forty Days on Being a Three. A brief daily reader for Enneagram Threes. Sean took us deep into the vital topic of friendship and loneliness in ministry among other things. A delightful chat full of great wisdom. For those wanting more on these tools, Capablelife.me is now collecting interest for Beta membership.

    • 48 min
    S5E13 - Rich Villodas

    S5E13 - Rich Villodas

    Rich Villodas, Lead Pastor of New Life Church, Missio Contributor, and author of this MUST READ book, "The Deeply Formed Life," joins me to talk politics, leadership in COVID, the broad aspects of formation, and of course my gauntlet of anxiety questions.

    • 51 min
    S5E12 - Steve Cuss

    S5E12 - Steve Cuss

    Steve continues unpacking the exciting announcement from last week–don't miss out on this chance to learn more about how you can get an invitation to the 2021 initiative!

    • 28 min
    S5E11 - Steve Cuss

    S5E11 - Steve Cuss

    Steve and Brendan announce some new tools coming in 2021. They also chat genograms, second order change, and verbatims. For more info on the 2021 initiative, email steve@stevecusswords.com.

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
68 Ratings

68 Ratings

SweetSoulBrother1 ,

A Go-To Podcast

Steve’s humorous demeanor, insightful questions, and interesting guests make this a podcast I keep coming back to. His book is also excellent, and very helpful!

SteveTamayo ,

Insightful and honest

Steve ask’s great questions and the guests are willing to be vulnerable. I’ve found these to be very helpful, especially while leading complex ministry during the pandemic.

MGJenkins ,

Thoughtful, Honest, and Helpful

Steve has a great interview style, and the conversations are honest, challenging, and inspiring.

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