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182 - Leadership and Innovation in the Church! With Dr. Terri Elton

Leadership Happy Hour

Release Date: 09/11/2020

191 - 191 - "The Conflict Resolution Playbook" with Jeremy Pollack

Leadership Happy Hour

Have you got some conflict at work that needs tending to?  Then get out your pen, paper and get ready to take some notes from the man who has got a plan! On this episode I had the great pleasure of talking with Jeremy Pollack.  Jeremy has been traveling the globe helping organizations and people effectively deal with the conflicts within their organizations so that they can move forward with peace and productivity!  I learned a lot from him and I know you will too!  Take a listen! More on Jeremy: Jeremy Pollack is a leader in the field of workplace conflict resolution and...

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190 - Leading With Authenticity In a Pandemic With Roger Wolkoff show art 190 - Leading With Authenticity In a Pandemic With Roger Wolkoff

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I had a VERY fun and informative conversation with this episode's guest, Roger Wolkoff (Mr. Authenticity).  Roger deserves this tag because he is, truly, one of the most genuine people you'll ever talk to (or listen to)! We hit on all things authenticity and Roger shares some insights that leaders want to consider during today's different times of leading in a pandemic.   Check it out!  CHEERS! More on Roger... Roger is a motivational speaker who helps you create teams and companies people don’t want to leave. You hire him for his expertise in emotional intelligence and...

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189 - Lead With Confidence! with Johanna Walker show art 189 - Lead With Confidence! with Johanna Walker

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Stories are the cornerstone of civilization.  They are how we transmit norms, teach and let others know they are not alone.  However, sharing YOUR story can sometimes seem daunting...even impossible if you're worried about sharing too much.  But, sharing your story is a critical piece of taking charge of your life! On this episode, I talk with storytelling maven, Johanna Walker.  She shares the power of sharing your story and how you can make a difference...at work and in life.  It was a great conversation that left me thinking about what I can do different in sharing...

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188 - The AWE Factor with Allen Klein show art 188 - The AWE Factor with Allen Klein

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If you're like me, you've had those experiences in your life where you were sure that something BIGGER was happening but it was difficult to wrap your head around it.  Those are the moments were AWE was a factor...it took your breath away...it made you think...it put you in the moment that you needed to be in (perhaps at that moment). On this episode, I talk to my good friend, Allen Klein, about his new book, and we talk about all of those moments.   More importantly, we talk about how those moments can contribute to a better life, better well being, and better...

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187 - Stress Proof Your Life with Eliz Greene show art 187 - Stress Proof Your Life with Eliz Greene

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Are politics, pandemic and the general overwhelm of life stressing you the heck out?  Have no fear!  On this episode of Leadership Happy Hour I talk with my very good friend, Eliz Greene, about her new book, What makes this book different from the rest is that Eliz has done the hard work of researching thousands of people to find out the systemic causes of their stress and then gives application based solutions on how to mitigate them.  Plus, she quotes me in it...which makes it double cool.  Check this out and buy the book!  You can get it More on Eliz.. She not...

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186 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar with Doug Ward show art 186 - Two Sailors Walk Into a Bar with Doug Ward

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Last year, my hard drive crashed and I thought this interview was lost but....I FOUND IT!  Lots of great information with my shipmate, Doug Ward. More on Doug... Douglas Ward is a retired military veteran with 24 years of distinguished service. During his time he held numerous leadership roles to include instructor and manager of over 500 personnel. Additionally, Douglas was the Troop Chief for a hand selected group of special communicators who supported and deployed into austere environments with Special Operations Forces. Upon retirement, he supported government agencies as a subject...

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185 - Keeping it Human with Kathy Klotz-Guest show art 185 - Keeping it Human with Kathy Klotz-Guest

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2021 will be awesome if....you know how to maneuver quickly and have a team that can do it with you.  This isn't a chance encounter....it is the result of building a team whose cornerstone is TRUST! On this episode, I talk with innovation expert Kathy Klotz-Guest.  She earned her skills the hard way....in the board room and on the comedy stage (simultaneously)!  She shares some keen insights on how to keep it real, keep it moving, and keep in human! CHECK IT OUT! More on Kathy... Kathy Klotz-Guest, MA, MBA combines her business and comedy backgrounds to teach leaders, teams, and...

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184 - Stress Free Leadership with Rhonda WIlliams show art 184 - Stress Free Leadership with Rhonda WIlliams

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Have you been a little stressed as of late?  You're in luck!  On this episode I talk with expert Rhonda Williams on how you can stress less and lead better.  You'll like it...she's got the goods! More on Rhonda... Rhonda Y. Williams is a master coach, international speaker and author. With over two decades of leadership experience, Rhonda now uses the principles of emotional intelligence to help leaders define an action-oriented path to well-being, happiness, productivity and success. Rhonda believes hope is not a strategy and the desired manifestations show up in our lives...

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183 - Play is the Name of the Game For Success with Jeff Harry show art 183 - Play is the Name of the Game For Success with Jeff Harry

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Looking to change the game plan for 2021?  If you want to succeed, then you have to listen to this episode's guest Jeff Harry.  He's got the goods! More on Jeff: Jeff Harry shows individuals and companies how to tap into their true selves, to feel their happiest and most fulfilled — all by playing. Jeff has worked with Google, Microsoft, Southwest Airlines, Adobe, the NFL, Amazon, and Facebook, helping their staff to infuse more play into the day-to-day. Jeff is an international speaker who has presented at conferences such as INBOUND, SXSW, and Australia’s Pausefest, showing...

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182 - Leadership and Innovation in the Church!  With Dr. Terri Elton show art 182 - Leadership and Innovation in the Church! With Dr. Terri Elton

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Whew!  I know this is the first episode up in a few months but I've been busy!  I've started my own new leadership journey in seminary and, as a result, I'll be publishing about once a month (versus every week).  On the plus side, this journey has  brought me into contact with incredible leaders like this episodes' guest, Dr. Terri Elton. Terri was one of my professors this last term for Christian Leadership and her insights blew me away.  Take a listen and, whether you're leading in a church or not, you'll be able to take some of her strategies and implement them...

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Whew!  I know this is the first episode up in a few months but I've been busy!  I've started my own new leadership journey in seminary and, as a result, I'll be publishing about once a month (versus every week).  On the plus side, this journey has  brought me into contact with incredible leaders like this episodes' guest, Dr. Terri Elton.

Terri was one of my professors this last term for Christian Leadership and her insights blew me away.  Take a listen and, whether you're leading in a church or not, you'll be able to take some of her strategies and implement them right away!

CHEERS! 

More on Terri....

Dr. Terri Martinson Elton is Professor of Leadership at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN. Passionate about rethinking church in the 21st century, Terri’s work focuses on congregational leadership, innovative leadership, and reimagining faith formation.

Her latest work includes Journeying in the Wilderness: Forming Faith in the 21st Century, research on confirmation ministry (Cultivating Teen Faith: Insights from The Confirmation Project), and discovering new organization structures for congregations and nonprofits (Leading Congregations and Nonprofits in a Connected World: Platforms, People, and Purpose, a book she co-authored with Rabbi Hayim Herring).

Prior to serving at Luther Seminary, Terri served as Associate to the Bishop in the Saint Paul Area Synod and at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville, MN. Terri’s published works include To Know, To Live, To Grow confirmation curriculum and What Really Matters, a book for congregational leaders, co-authored with Rev. Mike Foss, as well as several articles in the areas of congregational leadership, missiology, leading change, youth ministry, and faith formation.

Terri has a MA and PhD, both in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary, and her dissertation studied missional leadership within ELCA churches. She lives in Apple Valley, MN with her husband Eric. They have two young adult daughters, Jordan and Elizabeth.

Get more Terri here:  https://terrielton.com/