55 episodes

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

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

    S4E07 Dave Ferguson

    S4E07 Dave Ferguson

    My guest this week, Dave Ferguson is a pastor and an entrepreneurial genius. A lot of leaders have compelling vision, but what sets Dave apart is his ability to turn that vision into robust, healthy, reproducing organization. Dave is the co founder and lead pastor of Community Christian Church in Naperville, Illinois. He also built and leads the NewThing Network, a robust global church planting movement. Dave also built the Exponential Conference, equipping church planting leaders around the world. Dave has written several great books. His book Hero Maker: The Five Essential Practices For Leaders to Develop Leaders has been profoundly helpful among our staff. Dave and his wife, Sue, have three kids (Amy, Joshua and Caleb).

    • 35 min
    S4E06 Rich Villodas

    S4E06 Rich Villodas

    My guest this week, Rich Villodas, leads us through a fantastic conversation on the power of genograms and differentiation and gives us concrete tools to help us navigate our emotional and anxious worlds. Rich shares profound thoughts that will help us engage deeper with our true self. One of my favorite interviews! Rich is the lead pastor of New Life Fellowship, a large, multiracial church with more than seventy-three countries represented in Elmhurst, Queens. His book The Deeply Formed Life is available for pre order and releases in September. Prior to becoming lead pastor, he gave oversight to New Life's small group ministry and served as preaching pastor. Rich has a BA in pastoral ministry and theology from Nyack College and an MDiv from Alliance Theological Seminary. He enjoys reading widely, and preaching and writing on contemplative spirituality, justice-related issues, and the art of preaching. He's been married to Rosie since 2006 and they have two beautiful children, Karis and Nathan.

    • 46 min
    S4E05 Jeff Goins

    S4E05 Jeff Goins

    Jeff Goins is the author of five books including the The Art of Work and Real Artists Don’t Starve. He helps creators and entrepreneurs with tools to get their work seen and established. As you’ll hear in this interview, Jeff has much hard fought wisdom for faith leaders who have a passion to make an impact with their work. This was a delightful interview.

    • 53 min
    S4E04 Darrin and Aimee Patrick

    S4E04 Darrin and Aimee Patrick

    This week, Darrin and Aimee Patrick join me to discuss leadership pressure, coming back from the bottom, how to know when you're ready, the impact of one person's decision on another and all things leadership Anxiety. 

    • 46 min
    S4E03 Sean Palmer

    S4E03 Sean Palmer

    Sean Palmer is a pastor, author and enneagram facilitator who currently serves at Ecclesia Church in Texas. His book Unarmed Empire is a must read for a young faith leader. Sean discussed his latest study - Enneagram and public speaking and of course he kindly endured my gauntlet. 
    Info and Tickets for 2 Day MLA Workshop

    • 41 min
    S4E02 Dr Mark D Roberts

    S4E02 Dr Mark D Roberts

    Dr Mark D Roberts currently leads the Depree Center for Leadership. is one of those mentors from a distance I have appreciated for years.
    Pastor, Leader, Scholar, not necessarily in any order! Dr Roberts has a PhD in New Testament from Harvard University. I am always grateful for pastor/scholars - they are such a gift to the church. Dr Roberts brings tremendous wisdom and candor in this episode discussing leadership challenges. One of my favorites!
    Tickets for 2 Day MLA workshop here. 

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

kevin colorado ,

Wisdom

Great perspective shared in many of these talks. I lead software engineer teams and benefit from the nuggets of wisdom in this podcast.

Zasgk ,

So timely!!

We need to be having these conversations!!

Arcadiajeff ,

Indispensable

This podcast helps me to continually work to subdue the anxiety that hinders my leadership. I have started to take notes on all the episodes and reviewing them so I can better internalize the material. This is pure gold folks!

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