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Professional Christian Coaching Today

Welcome to Professional Christian Coaching Today with Chris McCluskey and Kim Avery, a weekly podcast dedicated to informing, inspiring, and equipping Christians in the art and science of professional-grade Christian coaching. Along with cutting-edge content, you'll hear great interviews with guests such as Dan Miller, Michael Hyatt, Dr. Gary Collins, Kary Oberbrunner, Dr. Marilee Adams, Dr. Richard Swenson, C.J. Hayden and more. Our goal is to raise the standard in coaching and change the world.
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Now displaying: October, 2018
Oct 30, 2018

Build a portfolio business, doing the things you love to do while serving with the strengths God has given you. In this episode, Jon Lokhorst will share his practical and profitable tips to help you move forward. Learn from his tried and true, whole-life view of offering up your giftings and talent while finding the support and information you need to keep building your business!

 

Open the front door to more clients through the:

  • Integration of learning and doing so you can define what coaching success looks like for you and your business
  • Knowledge of how to build a portfolio business and capitalize on direct outreach so you can diversify the services and solutions you provide
  • Awareness of how to parse out your time and develop a schedule that serves you and your clients well

 

About Jon Lokhorst

Jon Lokhorst, CPA, ACC, is an executive leadership coach and consultant based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He partners with CPAs, CFOs, and other leaders who face massive change in their industry and recognize the need for a new model of leadership to navigate those challenges. Prior to launching Lokhorst Consulting LLC, Jon enjoyed a 30-plus year career as a CPA, CFO, and organizational leader. He has a Master’s in Organizational Leadership and is recognized by the International Coach Federation as an Associate Certified Coach. Jon serves as adjunct faculty in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management at North Park University and writes and speaks regularly on a variety of topics.

 

You can contact Jon through LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonlokhorst/

 

Show Notes: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/161 

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Oct 23, 2018

Coaches have a tremendous opportunity to transform culture, as they transform leaders and provide coaching for marketplace impact. Today, we’ll discuss the power of collaboration and culture-shaping, so you can have a catalytic influence on leaders, organizations and the world.

 

Learn more about how to:

  • Transform your Sunday prayers for change into Monday’s practical action steps that turn entropy into synergy
  • Activate leaders so they can have a positive impact on their sphere of influence and add exponential value to outcome and impact
  • Move away from the barriers created in silos toward creating abundance-focused mindsets that positively shape the canvas of the current and future marketplace

 

About Chad Merrill

Chad Merrill is the President & CEO of the Fellowship of Companies for Christ International (FCCI). Founded over 40 years ago, FCCI’s mission is to encourage & equip Christian CEOs to use their influence to grow the Kingdom. FCCIU operates throughout the US and in over 30 countries around the world.

Chad has a long history as a successful entrepreneur, having been involved in the creation and leadership of multiple businesses. Most recently Chad founded Impact 2:52, LLC which owns and operates multiple baseball & soccer academies in the southeast. The Impact 2:52 companies also operate a management company that offers management, consulting & leadership development services to entrepreneurial companies.

Prior to Impact 2:52, Chad was a Founding partner in Onepath Systems, LLC. Founded in 2006 it has grown to a $200 million dollar technology company with over 1,000 employees. His special strengths lie in leadership, strategy, strategic partnerships and out-of-the-box thinking that leverages partner skill sets to create Win-Win-Win relationships.

Originally from Swainsboro, Georgia, Chad attended boarding school in NYC before completing his BBA in Finance at Georgia State University and Emory University in Atlanta. An entrepreneur at heart, he enjoys working with partners to create companies and opportunities for others to succeed.

Chad lives in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife, Robin, and their two sons. Chad sits on the Truett McConnell University Board of Visitors, and several other corporate & ministry boards. He enjoys spending time with his family, coaching entrepreneurs, traveling and living an active lifestyle.

“What I love most about my job is discovering new ways to leverage our relationships to create value for our customers and opportunity for our partners and employees.”

Learn more about FCCI and Chad Merrill at: https://fcci.org

 

About Greg Leith

Greg's life mission statement focuses on his life passion, which is “to strengthen the great leaders, ideas and organizations of our time so the kingdom causes of Christ can be exponentially accelerated”. He is the CEO of Convene, 

 

His career spans corporate Fortune 500 enterprises, franchise operations, non-profit and associations, and academic sectors. Greg has served the persecuted church with food, brought relief and created long-term jobs in Orissa, India, assisted faith-based mission agencies in China with mission and strategy, planted house churches in Nepal, helped envision and begin a School of Journalism in Haiti and crisscrossed Canada speaking on marriage with Family Life. Greg is married to the love of his life, best-selling author and life coach Shelley Leith.  They’ve managed to break a multi-generational chain of divorces and have been married for over 35 years.

 

Shelley and Greg love leading intentionally in their family and attempted to create a family and home that is a grace-filled safe refuge on most days as well as a place full of forgiveness when they miss God’s mark. Their currently empty nest is located in Southern California close to the canyons and foothills of south Orange County.

 

 

Learn more about Greg Leith and Convene at: www.convenenow.com

 

Show Notes: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/160

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Oct 16, 2018

Did you know there are 2.2 billion active monthly users on Facebook? That piece of information, coupled with other impactful statistics we have uncovered, can help you understand how to expand your reach as a coach by building and maintaining a business page on Facebook.

 

Get ready to bridge the gap between you and your next client as you discover:

  • 3 distinctive roles and benefits of a Facebook Business
  • 5 degrees of separation on Facebook and how your clients are closer than you think
  • How to augment and amplify your meetings and messages so you can expand your reach and influence culture through coaching
  • 5 key categories to consider in order to build and post valuable content on your Facebook Business Page

 

Join us for the Facebook Business Bootcamp, starting October 29th. This FREE 10-day guided experience will help you start or expand your Facebook impact.

 

You’ll walk away with:

  • An easy FB Business Page template to use right away
  • How to write a compelling, concise bio so you can connect more quickly
  • Where to find and connect with your ideal clients
  • Sources for free images so you can add curb appeal to your posts
  • Confidence and connections that can grow your business

 

You’ll also receive 10 prewritten fill-in-the-blanks templates of post prompts to get you ready to start posting!

 

Our Facebook Business Bootcamp starts October 29th, and you can sign-up at www.KimAveryCoaching.com/facebook.

 

Show Notes: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/159

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Oct 9, 2018

Coaching clients often need support beyond working together one-on-one: they need a place to dream and incubate ideas with others. What better way to meet that need than hosting a small coaching retreat! Whether you’re building your own coaching business or already have an established, thriving practice, we’ve got strategies that will help you pick a theme and plan out the experience.

 

  • 5 key benefits of hosting your own coaching retreat so you can create a small place of safety where ideas are birthed and launched
  • Ideas for choosing a transformational theme
  • How to design an experience that speaks to body, soul, and mind
  • Ways to keep it relational as well as informational

 

Show Notes: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/158

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Oct 2, 2018

To transform culture, you need transformed people. Today’s guest, Guy Rodgers, President & CEO of Pinnacle Forum, unpacks the impact coaching can have on culture through transforming leaders who exist to help other thrive.

 

Tune in to learn:

 

  • 3 primary elements you need to consider to unleash your leadership potential
  • 7 mountains of culture that coaching can influence for kingdom advancement
  • Ways to create buy-in and follow-through to promote the restoration of God’s original design for our world

 

 

About Guy Rodgers

The professional career of Guy Rodgers has spanned the education, small business, political and non-profit sectors. His various positions have included adjunct professor at the graduate level, Vice President of a polling company, and the founder of two political consulting and strategy firms. In executive leadership roles with state and national non-profit organizations, he has helped build highly successful grassroots networks comprising thousands of chapters. In 1998 he was named a “Rising Star” by Campaigns and Elections magazine.

 

A graduate of the highly regarded Buckley School of Public Speaking, Rodgers has appeared on hundreds of TV and radio news and talk programs and has been a presenter at business, non-profit, educational and political conferences and training seminars in 48 states.

 

He has been listed in three “Who’s Who” organizations, including the National Register’s Who’s Who of Executives and Professionals and is currently the President & CEO of Pinnacle Forum.

 

Learn More:

Contact Guy Rodgers at Guy.Rodgers@PinnacleForum.com

Unleashing Your Leadership Podcast: https://pinnacleforum.com/blog-podcasts/

Pinnacle Forum: https://pinnacleforum.com/

 

 

Show Notes: http://professionalchristiancoachingtoday.com/157

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