The Secret to Leading with Confidence

The Secret to Leading with Confidence

Have you ever felt nervous before a meeting or event? Have you ever worried over that upcoming social occasion and secretly wanted to just stay home? Have you ever secretly felt unqualified to lead? When I feel worried or nervous about a situation, I use this little Fierce Faith mantra to keep me on track. Show up. Be real. Love others. Don’t quit. I developed this mantra because when I feel fear getting the best of me, I tend to want to run and hide, put on my mask, bite the heads off of the... Read More
Delegating is Often the Key to Focus

Delegating is Often the Key to Focus

We did it and it was a huge success! We planned and executed the event so well, from the littlest details to the biggest surprises. The feedback was incredibly refreshing. We put so much work into it, so hearing all of the great comments made it all worth it. Then, we realized it would have been so much better and so much easier on us if someone else had organized it. Sure, we hit a home run. But they would have knocked it out of the park. They always do. So we have heard the word, right?... Read More
Success or Failure: Moving on to What’s Next

Success or Failure: Moving on to What’s Next

There are two things that can result from focusing too long on the accomplishments of our past. We either become overly inflated by what we’ve done or we become consumed by what we have not mastered. There is value in our past only if we know how to apply it to our present and what God ultimately has shown us about our future and moving forward. Paul writes to the Church in Philippi and says this: 12Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on... Read More
The Easiest and Best Way to Take Risks

The Easiest and Best Way to Take Risks

What comes to mind when you hear the word risk? Does it excite you? Does it fill you with fear? Most of us probably fall somewhere in the middle, and want a little more context and clarification to provide an answer. That’s what risk does. No matter where you fall in your preference or aversion for it, you agree that risk equates to a giant question mark. And that’s one reason people tend to shy away from risk. It’s uncertainty. It’s unknown. It lives in a gray area. But to make any sort of... Read More
Setting Up Your Year for Success

Setting Up Your Year for Success

So, you’re coming at 2018 like Rocky—theme music playing, jogging along with determination, and punching purposefully at the air. Bring it on, January! But wait, you may be motivated, but are you prepared? Meaning, have you set yourself up for success, or are you relying on that new workout gear or laptop to do the job for you? Mindset Every champion begins their journey to success with the right mindset. Your triumphs are as much, or more, internal than they are external. You can achieve... Read More