8 results for tag: Interview Series


Interview with Ken Coleman: How to Be Amazingly Good at Asking Questions

I've always been fascinated by people who ask "great' questions. When I first encountered Ken at the 2013 Catalyst conference, I was fascinated by his dynamism and ability to ask poignant questions. Ken is an expert interviewer and rising broadcast star. Ken Coleman has been called a “young Charlie Rose” by legendary Duke Basketball Coach Mike Krzyzewski and talk radio icon Dave Ramsey has labeled him "one of the best interviewers in the country." His list of interviewees includes the likes of former President Jimmy Carter, quarterback Tim Tebow, Senator John McCain, skateboard legend Tony Hawk, and New York Times bestselling authors from ...

The Youngest World Champion of Public Speaking on Being a Speaker, Leader, Champion

I had the privilege of interviewing my friend Ryan Avery, the youngest world champion of public speaking in history. Ryan helps leaders build better presentations and develop communication strategies that will help grow your business. He is a best-selling author of his first book “Speaker, Leader Champion." (If you'd like to win FREE book of Ryan's new book, follow the instructions at the bottom of this article.) Paul: Congratulations Ryan for becoming a best-selling author of your first book "Speaker, Leader, Champion." What is your inspiration for this book? Ryan: It's my belief that your voice is the  most powerful tool on the planet ...

Interview with Jenni Catron: How to Discover and Unleash Your God-given Influence

I had the privilege of interviewing Jenni Catron. Jenni serves as the Executive Director of Cross Point Church in Nashville, TN, where she leads the staff and oversees the ministry of five campuses. Jenni has a deep heart for leadership, namely how to lead well and to inspire, equip and encourage others to do the same. We discussed her new book CLOUT:Discover and Unleash Your God-Given Influence. Paul: What inspired you to write this book on clout? Jenni: My greatest passion is to help leaders grow.  When great leaders lead, they bring out the best in everyone around them.  However, what I was discovering in my own life and in many other ...

The Life of a Missionary – Interview with Caleb Suko

A few months back, I had the privilege of inviting Caleb Suko and Kristina Suko to Portland, OR. We had a delightful time chatting about our lives and how God is using us. We decided to share our passions through a short video interview here.  Caleb who is currently serving as a missionary in Ukraine has been a blogger whom I've been interacting with. His writings at SukoFamily has been spiritually uplifting, enlightening and inspiring.  Caleb is a man you want to connect with on Twitter and Linkedin.  [youtube=www.youtube.com/watch?v=RNMYtUTFJIg] Below are a few questions I asked Caleb. You can find out how he answered by watching ...

Interview with Valerie Myers: Conversations about Calling

Valerie Myers is a dynamic scholar, speaker, and author of the “Conversations About Calling.”  She is a management professor at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business and the President and CEO of Myers Management Consulting, LLC. She is a pioneer on the topic of the meaning of work as a calling. Her calling is to elevate the character, climate, and quality of work. I interviewed Valerie to share her insights on calling and meaning of work. Paul: Why should I care about calling at all? Isn't this reserved for people who are in vocational ministry? Valerie: The revolutionary idea of calling espoused by Protestant Reformers 500 ...

An Interview with Lusi Chien: Telling the Greatest Story Ever Told

Lusi Chien is a Stanford MBA and a dual degree MPA at the Harvard Kennedy School.  She is the founder and CEO of 4Soils, a mobile an edu-tainment company that is connecting the mobile first generation with their faith through interactive content and engaging community. You can find out more by visiting 4Soils' website and Facebook page.  1. Briefly tell me about 4Soils and the inspiration behind the genesis of 4 Soils.  4Soils is a start-up company that produces biblically-centered and enriching digital experiences for kids that aim to “tell the greatest story ever told.” (more…)

Interview with Brad Lomenick – The Catalyst Leader

Brand Lomenick is the president of Catalyst, one of America’s largest movements of young Christian leaders.  Brad is the author of the new book, The Catalyst Leader, released  on April 15, 2013.  You can order your copy by clicking HERE. He was involved in the growth of Life@Work magazine and was also a management consultant with Cornerstone Group. You can connect with Brad on Facebook and Twitter.  1. What is the Catalyst Leader about? The Catalyst Leader lays out the eight essentials for becoming a change maker. (more…)

An Interview with Mark A. Griffin: How to Build Kingdom-Minded Organizations

Mark Griffin leads In His Name HR. With over twenty years of experience in the field of human resources at both Fortune 500 (Kodak, Quaker Oats, and Merck) and small and mid-sized companies, Mark has seen it all. He recently published a book, “How to Build Kingdom-Minded Organizations.” You can connect with Mark at Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. Paul: What motivated you to go into Human Resources? Mark: I was in the U.S Air Force while working on my Bachelor’s degree during the evenings. I looked at several different career fields, including criminal justice, HR, and avionics management. I talked to people in the field to learn more ...