Building Connections for Success: A Look Back to Help You Move Forward

Building Connections for Success: A Look Back to Help You Move Forward
Women need each other to build bridges to our success. Without these bridges, too many of us just fall through the cracks. One of the core principles I have come to embrace for cultivating women’s leadership in organizations and institutions is to help each of us develop and cultivate the network of people who provide support, encouragement, mutual resources, and feedback to each of us.  Back in my early days of leadership training and coaching, when wome

Shoes That Fit Our Feet–Insight into Vocation for Women

Shoes That Fit Our Feet–Insight into  Vocation for Women
Recently I participated in a gathering of clergy women of color convened to discuss challenges facing pastoral leaders. There were nineteen or so of us, theologically trained women living out our callings in many ways. Of the nineteen women gathered, one of us was a senior pastor, a few served as full-time staff associate pastors and the majority of us serve concurrently in our churches and other contexts. For instance, I serve as an Associate Pastor at my...

Find Your Purpose and You’ll Find the Time

Find Your Purpose and You’ll Find the Time
By Dr. Ollie Malone, Guest Blogger I am often puzzled by those people who struggle with time management—you know them: they have too much life and too little time. They have no time for the things they say that are most important, despite having the same 24/7/365-6 that the rest of us have. Perhaps you are one. Having been one of them myself, I understand the challenge. As professionals, the hours and demands never seem to end. As a married professional...