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Asked If France ‘Missed The Boat On #MeToo’, Isabelle Huppert Throws The Interviewer Out

Laura Cappelle has plenty of good things in her profile as well, but yes, this happened: “In a matter of seconds, Huppert is on her feet and walks away from me, manifestly irked. ‘Listen, here, now I have to work.'” – The Guardian
Tags: Art, France, People, Listen, Isabelle Huppert, Huppert, Laura Cappelle, 03.24.20


Predictable to Remarkable: Compelling Weekend Services – Episode 134 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Creating Church Services People Want to Attend and Want to Invite Others to Experience with Them If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify What’s remarkable about weekend services at your church? We work with a lot of churches that are frustrated by declining or plateaued attendance, and we hear lots of ideas and reasons why they think it’s happening. But there’s one BIG factor most don’t seem willing to ...
Tags: Facebook, Minnesota, France, Religion, Netflix, Jesus, Listen, North America, Invite, Amy, Don, Tony, Sean, Seth, Amy Anderson, Growing Strategies


Balancing Leadership and Management – Episode 133 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

How and Why to Start Thinking About Leadership and Management as Complementary, Not Contradictory If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify It’s really no wonder so many church leaders avoid wearing the label of “manager.” If you think back to some of the popular leadership maxims from the last few decades (think, Peter Drucker saying things like “so much of what we call management consists in making it d...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Iowa, Listen, Modesto, Staffing, Amy, Don, Tony, Sean, John Maxwell, Peter Drucker, Lance, Rick Warren, Warren Bennis, Bill Hybels


How to Increase Your Team’s Productivity by 30% – Episode 132 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

3 Questions to Answer in EVERY Team Meeting If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify I can’t speak for everyone, but I’m sure many of you can relate to certain negative emotions I’ve felt about meetings in the past. For example, have any of you ever had any of these things pop into your head as you walked into a meeting? “I have more important things that I could be working on right now.”“We’ve talked...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Iowa, Listen, Modesto, Saddleback, George Bernard Shaw, Meetings, Staffing, Amy, Don, Tony, Sean, Emily, Lance, Patrick Lencioni


Defining DNA – Episode 131 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

No church or organization ever wandered into a great culture. If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Here’s something unfortunate I’ve noticed through the years as our team has served more than 400 churches: Churches tend to let culture slip as long as people get their job done and don’t mess up morally. They tend to hold people accountable for performance and character, but not so much for how wel...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Colorado, Religion, Culture, Listen, Starbucks, Southwest Airlines, Staffing, United Airlines, Amy, Todd, Don, Tony, Sean, Ritz Carlton


How to Develop a High Impact Church Staff – Episode 130 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

What it really looks for a church staff to be strong in both performance AND health—and why it matters so much. If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify We encounter this a lot as we serve churches of many different sizes and denominations across the country: Sometimes churches get stuck because of how they are doing team. They can be clear on mission, clear on vision and clear on how they believe Go...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Jesus, Listen, Major League Baseball, Staffing, Amy, Don, Tony, Sean, Lance, Saddleback Church, Leadership & Management, Unstuck Group, Modesto Ca, Billings MT


Invite Strategy in a Post-Church Culture – Episode 129 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Michael Lukaszewski on How to Equip People to Share Their Faith When Culture Calls It Taboo If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Here’s something we’ve been noticing: It seems like it’s actually become taboo, culturally-speaking, to share your faith. Have you noticed that, too? In 2019 research, Barna Group found that nearly half of practicing Christian Millennials feel it’s wrong to share their f...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Atlanta, Indianapolis, North Dakota, Jesus, Listen, Anderson, Michael, Don, Tony, Sean, Barna Group, Jennie, Growing Strategies, Unstuck Group


Planning for Sustained Church Health and Growth – Episode 128 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

7 Phases of the Typical Church Lifecycle + How to Move Towards Health from Whatever Season You’re In Today If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify A few years ago, with the release of my book, The Unstuck Church, my team also began to offer a free online assessment to help pastors better assess where their churches sat in the typical lifecycle of a church. That lifecycle looks something like this: ...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Alabama, Jesus, Listen, Christ, Highlands, Chris, Amy, Phoenix, Don, PAUL, McDonald, Tony, Sean, Sun Valley


Developing an Effective Ministry Planning Rhythm – Episode 127 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

You Build New Muscles by Doing More Reps If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Good planning helps us make the right investment in the right ministry at the right time. I’ve found that organizational planning rhythms tends to be new muscles church leaders need to develop. In other words, the staff, the pastor and the senior leadership team have to embrace some new disciplines in order to become be...
Tags: Facebook, Hope, Religion, Strategy, Listen, New Year, Amy, Tony, Unstuck Group, Strategic Planning, Amy Amy, Get Unstuck, Hope Isnt A Strategy


Hope Is Not a Strategy for the New Year – Episode 126 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Why Vision Without a Plan Is Just a Dream If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Possibilities. With the turning of the calendar, there’s often a renewed sense of hope and a dream of what could be. We all tend to believe this is the year things will be different. Too often, though, leaders hold onto this hope without a plan to achieve it. I say this a lot but… Hope is not a strategy. (P.S. I th...
Tags: Facebook, Hope, Religion, Strategy, Arizona, Jesus, Listen, John, Las Vegas, New Year, Christ, Amy, Phoenix, Don, Tony, Sean


What Happened in 2019 – Episode 125 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Reflections on the Last 12 Months of Helping Churches Get Unstuck + a Preview of a Few NEW Things on the Way If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify I’m still on a high from a gathering we had in Phoenix a few weeks ago. The Unstuck Group‘s team members—about 30 of us—got together for our annual meet-up. We did some learning together, and then there was just a lot of space for us to reconnect relati...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Jesus, Listen, Saddleback, Amy, Phoenix, Andrea, Melissa, Tony, Ron, Sean, Lance, Unstuck Group, 2019, Ellery


3 Roles an Executive Pastor Can’t Delegate – Episode 124 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Clarity for XPs = a Clearer Path from Vision to Execution If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Clarifying and casting vision really isn’t enough. Eventually your church needs to define how the vision will be accomplished and then execute an action plan to see it through. That’s where executive pastors come in. When the executive pastor role isn’t working right, the results are pretty predictab...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Chad, Nashville, Jesus, Listen, Lewis, PAUL, Dan, Jen, Tony, Kevin, Clark, Sean, John Maxwell, Sun Valley


Budgeting to Thrive with Chris Hodges – Episode 123 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Proven Principles That Lead To Healthier Finances If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify When people see their church being led intentionally and efficiently with wise financial decision making, they will become incredibly generous. Unfortunately, many churches make unwise decisions when it comes to budgeting and planning that result in regular cuts and spending freezes. Churches can operate with...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Alabama, Budgeting, Financial Planning, Jesus, Listen, Christ, Highlands, Chris, Jim Collins, Don, Tony, Sean, John Maxwell, Emily


Strategic Financial Planning with Jill Mutimer – Episode 122 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Fund even the biggest dreams and visions from God If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify When churches plan their finances strategically, they can fund even the biggest visions and dreams from God. Unfortunately, poor financial planning can lead to money dictating ministry instead of driving it. This week on the podcast we continue our four part series on financial challenges that churches face t...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Time, Financial Planning, Listen, Tony, Sean, Jill, SCG, Growing Strategies, Unstuck Group, Crossland, Strategic Consulting Group, Finances & Stewardship, Unstuck Church Podcast, Vision Planning


Money Management for Churches with Dan Dorner – Episode 121 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Foundational Elements of Good Financial Management If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Churches today are facing more challenges than ever when it comes to their finances. Discipling givers, managing money and creating annual budgets are complicated issues that every church has to navigate. Fortunately there are some foundational elements of good financial management that churches need to conside...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Listen, Mount Everest, Hunt, Don, Dan, Tony, Sean, Dave Ramsey, Growing Strategies, Unstuck Group, Dan Dan, Johnny Hunt, Unstuck Church Podcast, Dan Dorner


Funding Ministry with Joe Park – Episode 120 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

The Significant Shifts in How Churches Raise Money to Fund Their Mission and Vision If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify I think most church leaders would agree that they’re experiencing some shifts in giving. And while it’s not always easy to talk about money, finances resource our ministries and our churches. It’s important that they’re healthy. In the past 15 years, the percentage of households...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, America, Finances, Jesus, Listen, Joe, Don, Tony, Growing Strategies, Unstuck Group, Church Health, Finances & Stewardship, Joe Park, Funding Ministry


Leadership Development with Paul Alexander – Episode 119 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

“It doesn’t happen in a classroom, seminar or Bible college, it happens in every day life.” If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify How do we develop great leaders? This seems to be the golden question of church leaders today.  No organization can thrive without great leadership. And it’s not likely that you’ll stumble upon enough great leaders to maintain the health and growth of your ministry.  ...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, Religion, Rome, Arizona, Chad, Jesus, Listen, Yankees, Harley Davidson, New York Yankees, Timothy, Don, PAUL, Tony


Christmas Is the New Easter (Replay) – Episode 118 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Recognizing the Shift and Making the Most of It If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Christmas time has the potential for your church to really have an impact, particularly on people outside the church and outside the faith. It’s a time churches should set aside preferences and really embrace traditions to connect with people who may not visit your church at other times of the year. Easter has always...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, Christmas, Kodak, Atlanta, Jesus, Listen, Christ, Easter, Amy, Tony, Sean, Granger, Granger Community Church, Growing Strategies, Unstuck Group


Finding Jesus in the Uncomfortable Silence

I was sitting in a Bible study, biting my lip so hard I thought it would bleed. We were a group of fifteen women, discussing an incredibly controversial topic, and I could already feel the frustration rising in my chest. Not only did I disagree with the other women in the room, but my emotions were all over the place. I was starting to feel like a mess inside. You know that feeling you get when you start to grit your teeth, your eyebrows burrow, and you’re about to burst if you don’t say somethi...
Tags: Inspiration, Empathy, Peace, Community, Jesus, Listen, Christ, Unity, Michelle Reyes, Divided


10 Things Unstuck Churches Do Right (Part 2) – Episode 117 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

These Things Don’t Change with the Times or with Culture If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Last week we kicked off a two-part series on what we see unstuck churches doing really well. Through the years, in our consulting with more than 400 churches, we’ve noticed certain behaviors that churches experiencing health and growth have in common regardless of culture or the current times. Methods of...
Tags: Apple, Google, Facebook, Steve Jobs, Religion, America, Jesus, Listen, John, Times, Amy, Gregory, Don, Tony, Sean, Gregory Peck


Lesson Learned: Make heartfelt connections

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, Warburg Realty's Annie Cion Gruenberger shares her passion for going deeper with clients.
Tags: Relationships, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Listen, Columns, Select, Nurture, Lesson Learned, Warburg Realty, Christy Edgar, Annie Cion Gruenberger, Go-to Agent


10 Things Unstuck Churches Do Right – Episode 116 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

These Things Don’t Change with the Times or with Culture If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify An estimated 65 to 80% of churches in America are in decline, and it can often seem that there aren’t any signs of health on the US religious landscape, but in reality, there are thousands of churches in America who are accomplishing their mission effectively. Over the years, we’ve noticed certain behavi...
Tags: Facebook, Religion, US, Alabama, America, Atlanta, Jesus, Listen, Times, Christ, Andy, Amy, Mark, Don, Tony, Sean


Insider-itis, Narcissism & Other Reasons Churches Don’t Reach More People – Episode 115 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

An Interview with Jeff Henderson on What It Means to Be FOR Your Community If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Our world today often feels hyper critical and cynical, and many times outsiders have a similar view of our churches. We’re seen more through the lens of what we’re against than what we’re for, but what if we could change the narrative so our churches were known by what we’re for in our com...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Religion, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Jesus, Listen, John, Atlanta Braves, Andy, Don, Winnipeg, PAUL, Jeff, Tony


Get Your Church Staff Unstuck – Episode 114 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Great Teams Focus on Both Relationships AND Results If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify We’ve found many church staff teams operate in one of two extremes: They get along with each other but struggle to execute plans… or they are impressively productive but unhealthy and dysfunctional. The undercurrent is often that we church leaders can get so busy “doing” ministry that we never think about how ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Navy, Religion, Jesus, Listen, Tampa, Amy, Tony, Sean, Lance, Mark Miller, Patrick Lencioni, Amy Anderson, Staffing & HR, Unstuck Group


To Improve Relationships and Sales Productivity, Change the Way You Listen

 Ever feel your parents are annoying? I did. Active listening is the cornerstone to effective communication, leadership, selling and coaching. The FILTER and assumptions we create when listening will build trust or erode it. PROactive, Intentional listening improves relationships or destroys them. It makes the difference between being an average performer or mediocre salesperson – and a sales champion. Here’s an experience that dramatically improved the relationship with my mom, simply by c...
Tags: Leadership, Parenting, Workplace, Parents, Relationships, Sales, Selling, Accountability, Communication, Sales Leadership, Listen, Listening, Assumptions, Active Listening, Sales Management, Keith Rosen


Next Steps Engagement – Episode 113 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Engaging Your Mission Field (Part 4) If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Today we are closing out our four-part series that unpacks the key steps we see helping churches reach more new guests with the love of Jesus. Here are the four aspects we’re discussing: Pre-Guest EngagementThe First-Time Guest ExperienceFirst Steps EngagementNext Steps Engagement All four are critical—but we’ve f...
Tags: Religion, Listen, Growing Strategies, Next Steps, Hospitality & First Impressions, Discipleship Path, Guest Engagement


Mark Goodier heads up new production company Listen

A new production company has been created by the content team at Wise Buddah, with Mark Goodier as Chairman. Listen will be led by Adam Uytman as Director of Content, Josh Adley as Director of Commercial & Client Relations, and Tim Hammond as Executive Director. The senior management team – who are departing Wisebuddah to launch Listen – will take over the content production business of Wisebuddah, including the company’s roster of work. It means that the current production, business develop...
Tags: UK, Podcasts, Top, US, Bbc, Industry, Radio, NHS, Listen, Starbucks, Trading Update, Alerts, Jack Saunders, Mark Goodier, Wise Buddah, Tim Hammond


First Steps Guest Engagement – Episode 112 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Engaging Your Mission Field (Part 3) If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify We recently began a four-part series to unpack the key steps we see helping churches reach more new guests with the love of Jesus. Here are the four aspects we’re discussing: Pre-Guest EngagementThe 1st-Time Guest ExperienceFirst Steps EngagementNext Steps Engagement I’ve provided a visual below to help— All four...
Tags: Religion, Listen, Growing Strategies, Hospitality & First Impressions, Church Engagement, First Time Guest


First-Time Guest Engagement – Episode 111 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Engaging Your Mission Field (Part 2) If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Last week we began a four-part series to unpack the key steps we see helping churches reach more new guests with the love of Jesus. Here are the four aspects we’re discussing: Pre-Guest EngagementThe First-Time Guest ExperienceFirst Steps EngagementNext Steps Engagement All four are critical—but we’ve found most chu...
Tags: Religion, Listen, Growing Strategies, Hospitality & First Impressions, Church Engagement, First Time Guest


Pre-Guest Church Engagement – Episode 110 | The Unstuck Church Podcast

Engaging Your Mission Field (Part 1) If you enjoy this episode, subscribe on your device for more:iTunes   RSS   Google Play  Stitcher   Spotify Whether you like it or not, you are no longer the pastor of a church. Rather, you’re going to be a missionary to a people group who is far from God. In other words, we need to start acting more like missionaries in our communities rather than pastors of churches. Churches drift towards an insider-focus over time—more attent...
Tags: Religion, Listen, Growing Strategies, Hospitality & First Impressions, Church Engagement, First Time Guest