Episode 012: The Inspiring Power of a Leader with Jon Gordon

Jon Gordon is a best-selling author of 18 books including multiple best-sellers, such as The Energy Bus. He's a speaker and consultant with Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. Jon shares and gets real about topics like guarding yourself from burnout, working with purpose, a leader's role in shaping organizational culture and more.



Episode 011: Top Lessons Learned in 26 Years of Marriage - Part 2

Healthy leaders grow healthy organizations, and health begins at home! That's why this episode of the CourageToLead Podcast with Shawn Lovejoy is dedicated to helping nurture the relationship that matters most...your marriage! Enjoy part 2 of Shawn sharing some of the top lessons he's learned about marriage that have helped he and his wife Tricia remain strong for 26 years.

Episode 010: Top Lessons Learned in 26 Years of Marriage - Part 1

Recently, my wife Tricia and I celebrated 26 years of marriage. I love her more than ever! Our relationship is better than ever. In this episode, I list some of the top lessons I have learned about marriage. This list has no particular order, and as you can imagine, it’s not exhaustive! Since healthy leaders grow healthy organizations, and since health begins at home, this episode will help you nurture the relationship that matters most!

Episode 009: How To Build A Drama-Free Culture

While conflict is inevitable, drama is a choice! How we handle conflict has a lot to do with building a healthy culture! When we don't resolve it the right way, guess what we get? Drama. Join Shawn Lovejoy and learn what part YOU can play in eliminating drama in your culture!

Episode 008: What Courageous Leaders Do

Leadership cannot happen without courage! Don’t even try to be a “wimpy” leader. Courage is not something needed only by superheroes in the movies! Courage is needed in the real world! Perhaps it’s most needed in LEADERSHIP. CourageToLead.com exists because leadership requires COURAGE! It literally takes courage to lead. 

Episode 007: Stop Making Excuses!

When things aren’t going as we want, it’s easy to take on a VICTIM mentality and begin to think that we are solely a product of our place, position, environment, or circumstances. Unconsciously this is just a way to excuse ourselves from taking personal responsibility for our actions, environment, or our progress. In this episode Shawn shows you how to go from trapped in a victim mindset to a life that Stops Making Excuses! 

Episode 006: Escaping Overwhelm

There’s a difference between being productive & being busy. Most people define themselves as “busy”...but few self-identify as productive. On this episode of The CourageToLead Podcast with Shawn Lovejoy, Shawn explores 10 Ways to Escape Overwhelm. These incredibly practical and easily actionable steps will lead you to a place few leaders find themselves...productive and at peace!

Episode 005: Creating a Culture of Passion + Urgency

One of the top questions we are asked by leaders is, “How do I keep a sense of urgency among my team? What are some steps to keep the levels of passion high?”The simple answer is: Create a Culture of Passion + Urgency. Don’t just treat it when it’s lacking, fuse it into the life-blood of your DNA. In this episode, Shawn Lovejoy walks you through HOW to ensure your culture is one filled with passion + urgency.

Episode 004: Leading Change Without Blowing Up Everything

Change is inevitable. You are either responding to changing variables around you or you are initiating change within the organization you lead. In this episode Shawn sits down with close friend, and CourageToLead.com Coach, George Davis. Their conversation teaches how to institute change in a healthy way. George lives in Jacksonville, FL where he leads twelve Impact Church locations across the East coast, Texas, and PERU. During a period of plateaued growth, George led Impact Church through major strategic and stylistic change resulting in exponential growth.

Episode 003: How to Build a Culture of Honor

Honor is not accidental. Honor is intentional. When there is a culture of honor in your organization, ministry, family, marriage and relationships...people are valued and everyone thrives. Join Shawn as he encourages you to build a culture that believes the best in people, communicates in positive ways and adds value to anyone who encounters it.

Episode 002: 3 Gears of Organizational Growth

Why do organizations get stuck and stop growing? Shawn Lovejoy highlights 3 reasons organizations stop growing...and gives you the tools to get unstuck in each one. Join Shawn as he unveils the framework of the 3 Gears of Organizational Growth. 

Episode 001: 5 Ways to Grow Yourself as a Leader

Why do leaders stop growing? Shawn Lovejoy highlights one of the most overlooked areas among leaders...personal development and growth! Join Shawn and get a step-by-step plan to develop your life and leadership.