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Are you ready to break free from the traditional expectations of success in leadership, business, and ministry?
Join host Tim Winders, an executive coach and author, as he guides you on the Seek Go Create podcast to explore new ways to achieve purpose and fulfillment. Episodes feature either a unique expert guest or solo sessions in which Tim shares his own experiences and insights as a leader, business owner, and minister. With a focus on aligning beliefs with work and redefining success on one's own terms, the Seek Go Create podcast is your go-to source for inspiration, guidance, and actionable strategies for achieving your goals and living your best life. Connect with the Seek Go Create community and journey with us as we question established beliefs and provide fresh perspectives on leadership, business, and ministry.

Seek Go Create Tim Winders - Coach for Leaders in Business & Ministry

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    • 5.0 • 42 Ratings

Are you ready to break free from the traditional expectations of success in leadership, business, and ministry?
Join host Tim Winders, an executive coach and author, as he guides you on the Seek Go Create podcast to explore new ways to achieve purpose and fulfillment. Episodes feature either a unique expert guest or solo sessions in which Tim shares his own experiences and insights as a leader, business owner, and minister. With a focus on aligning beliefs with work and redefining success on one's own terms, the Seek Go Create podcast is your go-to source for inspiration, guidance, and actionable strategies for achieving your goals and living your best life. Connect with the Seek Go Create community and journey with us as we question established beliefs and provide fresh perspectives on leadership, business, and ministry.

    Discovering Purpose Beyond Profit: Insights from Brett Johnson on Faith, Work, and Mission

    Discovering Purpose Beyond Profit: Insights from Brett Johnson on Faith, Work, and Mission

    Do you ever wonder how to integrate your faith, purpose, and success in the business world? In this episode of Seek Go Create, we dive into an insightful conversation with Brett Johnson, a seasoned marketplace veteran and innovator, as he shares his journey of merging the spiritual and the practical in business. Join us as Brett reveals the importance of standing firm, the concept of success as a consequence of obedience, and his mission to inspire societal transformation through purpose-driven businesses. If you're seeking practical wisdom on integrating faith and success in the marketplace, this episode is a must-listen!
    "Boldness is not shrinking back in times of change and pressure." - Brett Johnson
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:Brett Johnson is a seasoned marketplace veteran, thought leader, and innovator with a focus on redefining the purpose of businesses beyond the bottom line. His work involves guiding corporations toward a greater purpose, repurposing businesses, and seeking to bring about societal transformation. With a passion for abolishing dichotomy, integrating different types of capital, and inspiring multigenerational households, Brett is dedicated to unlocking everyday people and mobilizing marketplace individuals to create a positive societal impact.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Gain insight into balancing career, mission work, and church responsibilities, and discover the link between success and obedience from a seasoned marketplace veteran.
    2. Explore the challenges of integrating faith and business, and learn about the cultural differences and challenges faced by pastors with side hustles in different countries.
    3. Discover practical advice on identifying personal success, the importance of purpose in business, and the impact of societal transformation from a thought leader redefining the purpose of businesses.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:Website: brettjohnson.biz - Provides resources, podcasts, and classes focused on kingdom business principles.
    Action Steps:
    1. Embrace an Eternal Mindset: Seek to understand and cultivate an eternal perspective rather than focusing solely on short-term gains or success. Identify and implement daily assignments within the kingdom of God, aligning actions with eternal purpose.
    2. Pursue Learning and Community: Engage in continuous education to understand God's business model and principles. Seek like-minded community support for encouragement, accountability, and knowledge sharing in integrating faith and business.
    3. Mobilize Truth: Be prepared to act and engage with the world rather than passively observing from a distance. Focus on deploying truth in daily practices and embrace a call to be proactive in spreading positive societal impact.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. Take the Quiz
    Key Lessons:1. Success is a consequence of obedience, not a pursuit - Brett Johnson emphasizes the importance of serving the people God wants, regardless...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Embracing Change: Navigating Pastoral and Marketplace Transitions with Eric Hoke

    Embracing Change: Navigating Pastoral and Marketplace Transitions with Eric Hoke

    Are you a pastor feeling the weight of vocational ministry in an ever-changing world? In this episode of Seek Go Create, host Tim Winders has a candid conversation with Eric Hoke, a specialist in guiding church leaders through career transitions, as they discuss the challenges and opportunities facing pastors today. From bi-vocational roles to the tumultuous journey of redefining identity post-ministry, this episode offers valuable insights for anyone navigating the intersection of faith, work, and calling. If you're curious to explore the evolving landscape of church leadership and hear personal stories of transition and growth, this episode is a must-listen.
    "The decline in young people pursuing full-time church ministry and reluctance of older pastors to retire poses challenges for the future of churches." - Eric Hoke
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:Eric Hoke is a seasoned leader with extensive experience in both ministry and corporate training. He has specialized in guiding pastors and church leaders through successful transitions into the business world, helping them sustain their ministries. With a background as a co-vocational church planter in New York City and later transitioning to a leadership role at a nonprofit in Pennsylvania, Eric brings a wealth of knowledge in career transitioning and navigating the intersection of faith and professional life.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Gain insight into the evolving landscape of church ministry from a seasoned pastor who successfully transitioned to a bi-vocational role, offering valuable wisdom for both church leaders and aspiring pastors.
    2. Discover the complexities of identity and humility in ministry as Eric Hoke shares his personal challenges and the need for transparency and open communication in navigating career transitions.
    3. Explore the intersection of faith and the marketplace, as Eric Hoke discusses the innovative approach of creating healthy communities through marketplace jobs and its impact on church sustainability.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:1. Eric Hoke's website: ihelppathwaysgetjobs.com
    2.Twitter/X (for following Eric Hoke and Seek Go Create for updates)
    Action Steps:
    1. Pastors should onnect with professionals outside of the church world, such as taking a business person out for lunch to learn about their work and what they're working on.
    2. Evaluate your current roles and activities to determine what gives you life and enjoyment, and use this insight to guide your next professional steps.
    3. Consider exploring Eric Hoke's website for free job tips and tricks or to inquire about their services if needed.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. Take the Quiz
    Key Lessons:1. The urgency for pastors to consider transitioning to a bi-vocational model...

    • 56 min
    Fighting What Divides Us: Bringing Peace & Reconciliation With Doug Bursch

    Fighting What Divides Us: Bringing Peace & Reconciliation With Doug Bursch

    Are you ready to laugh and learn with the Seek Go Create podcast? Join host Tim Winders as he dives into a captivating interview with the charismatic Doug Bursch. Dive into the world of humor, spirituality, and the need for change in church communities. From the power of humor to the challenges of traditional church structures, this episode is a thought-provoking journey you won't want to miss!
    "We should focus on creating spaces for meaningful conversations, even with those holding diverse political opinions."- Doug Bursch
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:Doug Bursch is a seasoned writer, minister, and speaker with 24 years of pastoral experience. He is committed to fostering authentic community and grace in both digital and spiritual realms. His work explores themes of hope, reconciliation, and unity, reflecting his deep interest in facilitating meaningful conversations and challenging narrow perspectives within the church and society. Bursch's insights draw from a rich background, including his upbringing in a Christian community and his personal journey of growth and faith.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Gain valuable insight from Doug Bursch's unique perspective on humor and its role in addressing challenging topics, drawing from his experience in using humor to connect with people and open doors for difficult conversations.
    2. Explore the need for reform in today's church structures and practices as both Doug Bursch and Tim Winders candidly discuss their discontent with traditional mindsets and emphasize the importance of creating inclusive, less structured faith communities.
    3. Discover thought-provoking discussions on the impact of politics on Christian engagement, the importance of diverse perspectives in religious settings, and the need for genuine repentance and restoration for leaders who have caused harm.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:Doug Bursch's book Posting Peace: Why Social Media Divides Us and What We Can Do About It - A book by Doug Bursch that explores the importance of facilitating spaces for meaningful conversations and finding common ground amidst diverse perspectives.
    Action Steps:
    1. Engage in Meaningful Conversations: Encourage creating spaces for people with different political opinions to come together and have meaningful conversations. Actively seek out diverse perspectives and engage in respectful dialogue to foster understanding and unity.
    2. Seek Personal Growth and Authenticity: Embrace personal growth and authenticity by acknowledging one's flaws and room for growth. Be open to seeking help, prayer, and support, while striving for humility and servant leadership in personal and professional interactions.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. Take the Quiz
    Key Lessons:1. Humor as a Tool for Connection: Doug Bursch highlights the power of humor in opening doors for difficult conversations and helping people be more receptive to serious...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Rethinking Education: Empowering Families with Financial Literacy, Faith, and Essential Life Skills

    Rethinking Education: Empowering Families with Financial Literacy, Faith, and Essential Life Skills

    Are you ready to hear an inspiring story of overcoming adversity and finding purpose in life? In this episode of Seek Go Create, we sit down with David Williams, a visionary entrepreneur who faced health challenges, financial struggles, and unexpected setbacks, only to emerge stronger and more determined than ever. Join us as David shares how he overcame hardship, built a successful insurance agency, and is now revolutionizing education through the 5th Degree Academy. Get ready to be inspired and discover the transformative power of resilience and faith.
    "We need to reform the education system, teaching financial literacy, emotional intelligence, and life skills to prepare youth for success." - David Williams
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:David Williams is a visionary entrepreneur, multiple business owner, and co-founder of 5th Degree Academy. Overcoming health challenges and financial hardships, David started an insurance agency with minimal capital, driving it to $22,000,000 in revenue by age 34. His commitment to positively impact lives has led to scholarships, mentorship, and purpose-driven businesses that give back to the community. With a passion for revolutionizing education, David is dedicated to teaching essential lifelong skills missing in traditional education through 5th Degree Academy.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Discover how David Williams overcame health, financial, and identity challenges to build a multimillion-dollar business from scratch.
    2. Learn about the innovative 5th Degree Academy's mission to transform education and provide essential life skills for parents and children.
    3. Gain valuable insights on faith, perseverance, and creating purpose-driven businesses in today's world from David Williams.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:5th Degree Academy - A program focused on teaching essential lifelong skills missing in traditional education, including financial literacy, life skills, and mentorship for kids and families.
    Action steps for listeners:
    1. Connect with 5th Degree Academy: Visit their website and explore the resources and programs available for kids and families to improve financial literacy, life skills, and mentorship.
    2. Reflect on defining moments: Take the time to identify moments of trials and setbacks as opportunities for growth and forward progress, rather than obstacles. Embrace a mindset of resilience and persistence.
    3. Share the episode and resources: If you found the episode and resources valuable, share them with others in your community who could benefit from the insights and support provided by 5th Degree Academy.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. Take the Quiz
    Key Lessons:1. Embrace Adversity: David Williams emphasizes the importance of recognizing that setbacks and trials are not happening to us, but for us, and how these challenges open up new opportunities and shape our character.
    2. Teach Life Skills: The 5th Degree Academy, founded by David...

    • 58 min
    Discovering Purpose Beyond Wealth: Darren Mass Shares His Entrepreneurial Journey

    Discovering Purpose Beyond Wealth: Darren Mass Shares His Entrepreneurial Journey

    Have you ever wondered what it truly means to find success and balance in life? In this episode of Seek Go Create, join host Tim Winders and special guest Darren Mass, former CEO turned business therapist, as they delve into the complexities of modern parenting, the pursuit of wealth versus passion, and the elusive search for happiness. Discover Darren's introspective journey through entrepreneurship, the impact of technology on family dynamics, and the transformative power of embracing life's unexpected twists and turns. If you've ever pondered the true meaning of success, this episode is a must-listen.
    "Success is not about money but about the balance between health, happiness, family, and wealth." - Darren Mass
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:Darren Mass is a former CEO turned business therapist, host of the podcast "I Took a Hike," and founder of the Business Therapy Group. With a wealth of entrepreneurial experience and a passion for helping business owners find balance and fulfillment, Darren brings valuable insights and wisdom to the world of business and personal development. His journey from a focus on wealth to a pursuit of purpose and happiness provides a unique perspective on success and the importance of individual fulfillment.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Gain insights from a former CEO turned business therapist as he reflects on the pursuit of wealth, parenting challenges, and finding balance in life.
    2. Discover how Darren Mass retired at 38, reevaluated success, and found purpose, relevance, and happiness beyond monetary rewards.
    3. Explore the impact of technology and social media on family dynamics and personal well-being, and uncover strategies for mindful parenting and managing device usage.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:1. "I Took a Hike" Podcast by Darren Mass - Listeners can connect with Darren and gain insights from his in-depth conversations with top entrepreneurs.
    2. LinkedIn - Darren Mass highlights the therapeutic aspect of using LinkedIn for networking and professional development, despite the complexities it introduces.
    Action Steps:
    1. Limit Exposure to Negative Content: Follow Darren Mass' example of consciously choosing to focus on positive information and limiting exposure to negative content, which can improve overall well-being and mental health.
    2. Seek Lifestyle Goals: Embrace Darren's concept of setting lifestyle goals that bring happiness and fulfillment beyond monetary success, such as affording an RV or achieving personal milestones, to prioritize a balanced and rewarding life.
    3. Pursue Passion and Vision: Act on Darren Mass' encouragement to pursue passion and vision, work hard, and surround oneself with good people to achieve financial success and find fulfillment in life. This involves identifying personal passions and taking steps to align one's career and life choices with those passions.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. a href="https://quiz.tryinteract.com/#/6449a4df04529b00144b5783"...

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Challenging Traditional Beliefs: Heather Parady on Unconventional Leadership and Spiritual Growth

    Challenging Traditional Beliefs: Heather Parady on Unconventional Leadership and Spiritual Growth

    Have you ever felt uncertain about where you belong? Or struggled to reconcile personal growth with faith? Join host Tim Winders and visionary fractional COO, Heather Parady, as they delve into redefining success, navigating the tension between personal growth and spirituality, and the unexpected paths that unconventional leadership journeys can take. Dive into this honest and thought-provoking conversation, where they challenge traditional norms, share personal stories, and explore the fluidity of success. If you've ever questioned your place in the world, this episode is a must-listen!
    "Success isn't about a destination, but about faithfully navigating the seasons of life." - Heather Parady
    Access all show and episode resources HERE
    About Our Guest:Heather Parady is the visionary fractional COO and host of the Unconventional Leaders podcast. With a mission to empower unconventional leaders, she guides "outside-of-the-box folks" in bringing their projects to fruition, both tactically through her business and philosophically through her content. Heather's expertise spans personal development, leadership, and navigating the intersection of faith and entrepreneurship, reflecting her own journey from ministry to successful entrepreneurship.
    Reasons to Listen: 1. Gain insight into redefining success by exploring the concept of being faithful to seasonal callings and embracing the unconventional path to leadership.
    2. Learn from a visionary leader about the unexpected transitions from faith to entrepreneurship and the impact of personal growth on identity and purpose.
    3. Explore the intersection of spirituality, personal growth, and leadership while navigating through the deconstruction of traditional beliefs and the pursuit of continual self-improvement.
    Episode Resources & Action Steps:Resources Mentioned:
    Unconventional Leader Podcast - A podcast hosted by Heather Parady, focusing on empowering unconventional leaders. Listeners can find it on various podcast platforms.
    Action Steps:
    1. Embrace a Growth Mindset - Implement Carol Dweck’s concept of growth mindset by actively seeking to develop and grow, rather than being fixed in your beliefs or abilities. This can involve regularly engaging with inspiring content and seeking out new learning opportunities.
    2. Seek Faithfully - Take time to reevaluate your current season and explore what it means to be faithful to your own seasonal calling, in alignment with the discussion around redefining success and trusting in long-term calls that are outside of our control.
    3. Embrace Media for Good - Explore using media and storytelling as a means to connect with and positively impact others, especially through platforms like Instagram, podcasts, and YouTube, as discussed by Heather Parady. This could involve sharing your journey, insights, and experiences in a way that uplifts and empowers others.
    Resources for Leaders from Tim Winders & SGC:🔹 Unlock Your Potential Today!
    🎙 Coaching with Tim: Elevate your leadership and align your work with your faith. Learn More📚 "Coach: A Story of Success Redefined": A transformative read that will challenge your views on success. Grab Your Copy📝 Faith Driven Leader Quiz: Discover how well you're aligning faith and work with our quick quiz. Take the Quiz
    Key Lessons:1. Embracing...

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

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42 Ratings

42 Ratings

Ben W 613 ,

Extremely thoughtful show

Tim is a great host, very thoughtful, and really brings out the best insights from his guests. Highly recommended!

Bona and Team Capsho ,

A great listen!

Tim excels in maintaining a balance between being informative and entertaining. He presents thoughtful insights as he shares his own experience in leadership and business and ministry. A great resource for guidance and actionable strategies for achieving your goals while living your best life.

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In my opinion is one of the best podcast. So I am suggesting everyone can hear it.

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