Crafts, Guilty Mommy Gathering Ideas

Simple Fall Crafts

We tend to stick closer to home as the days grow shorter & the weather turns, first cooler and then cold. Those cooler evenings in the fall are a great time to work on craft projects. These craft ideas are also a great way to bring your guilty mommy group together to work on a few new items. BHG offers…

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Books

Now Available! Empowered by Faith Bible Study

My latest book was released yesterday & is now available on Amazon. This 24 lesson Bible study discusses the relationship between fear & faith, offering stories from the Bible of people who either show tremendous faith under impossible circumstances or acted out of fear when they had every reason to remain strong. Each lesson gives on overview of the story,…

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Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share your Message Step #8: Have Others Share Your Message

I had thought of calling this step Get Someone Else to Do It but decided to be more tactful. It is however, your goal.My favorite part of Tom Sawyer is when Tom is told to paint a fence & he motivates other boys to do it for him. What an incredible example of leadership! It’s a hot dirty job &…

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Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message Step #7: Develop a Keynote/Workshop

Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message Step 6: Produce Podcasts/Videos

 Developing a personal connection with people in your audience helps promote your message. People like to buy from someone they know. When they feel they have gotten to know you, they want to learn more, either through other material you have created or by buying your books. A podcast & videos are a great way for people to get to…

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Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message Step 5: Create a Digital/Print Book

  You created a booklet & began offering it on your website & on your product table during presentations. The response has been great. People are reading the material & asking questions, making comments. You have been doing research, open to more information on the topic. You add to your notebook containing material on this message. After careful consideration, you…

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Called to Write

8 Steps to More Effectively Share a Message Step 2: Create an Infographic

Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message: Step 1 Create an Outline

 I could hear you groan, you know! Outlines seem tedious. Perhaps you never had to learn about outlines in English class. They were a pain! Breaking things down into smaller & smaller pieces with very specific tags to identify their place in the outline. It was painful & confusing. Not Your English Class Outline  This is not that type of…

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Called to Write

8 Steps to Effectively Share a Message: Introduction 

 You come up with a great idea for a topic. You believe it can help many people. The question is, how do you make certain the people that can benefit from your topic have an opportunity to see it? I believe the most effective way is to share your topic across a variety of media. Sure, you say, that sounds…

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Called to Lead

5 Proven Steps to Mentor New Leaders Part 1: Talk

It’s important for new leaders to see the desired behavior modeled for them. It’s always easy to TELL someone what you expect. It’s powerful to show them. It’s even MORE powerful to have them watch tame after time after time. Before I served as President for a local chapter of Business & Professional Women’s Clubs, I was elected 1st Vice…

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