building a sustainable life.

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Are you a mentor or leader struggling to keep your personal boundaries? Click through to read this article to explore why our boundaries fail and how to recognise and prevent them doing so. Discover your personal warning lights, what to do to get boundaries back in place and resources to help you grow your mentoring skills.

Are Your Personal Boundaries Slipping?–How to Read the Warning Signs 

May 25, 2023
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This blog is by Max Rankin. Max is one called to come alongside and help. He is part of the leadership of Verve Lead. His practical insights will help many. Flick a link to this to someone who would benefit. Leave a helpful comment below. “I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do, I do

Beyond the Pitfalls of Self-Diagnosis

February 10, 2022
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Nick Burns wrote this blog. He has just joined our team as a mentor and professional supervisor. He brings a wealth of experience in Christian leadership and his authentic judgement freestyle enables reflection, growth and personal development. Nick joining our team helps us expand our service in professional supervision. His addition to our team is a blessing. Nick writes….. Over

Professional Supervision: An opportunity for support

January 20, 2022
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We have some exciting news at Verve Lead! Teaming up with Dr Bob Logan of Logan Leadership, and Dr Chuck Ridley, Professor of Counseling Psychology at Texas A&M University, we developed the Healthy Christian leader profile. We have put a lot of work into creating a tool that leaders can use to gain more self-awareness and develop self-reflection. Self-awareness and

Snapshot of a Healthy Christian Leader

October 14, 2021
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Here is a benchmark: “Healthy Christian Leaders practise self-reflection. Why? Self-reflection is pausing from other activities to observe what is happening in your thoughts, emotions and behaviours. It is essential to build self-awareness. Like any other skill, it becomes most effective when it is practised at least weekly. How regular is your practise of self-reflection? Daily? Weekly? Occasionally? Do you

The key to the building self-reflection.

September 1, 2020
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Healthy Christian leaders progressively develop and evaluate an accurate picture of themselves.

The biggest hindrance to constructing self-awareness

August 18, 2020
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Early in June 2020, my wife’s mother passed. Thankfully, we were able to gain essential traveller status for compassionate reasons to enter South Australia and be with her a few days before. (The state borders were closed for COVID-19.) Mum was ready to go, clearly letting everyone know she knew where she was headed. Such wonderful faith. She was the

Self-awareness promotes self-care

August 11, 2020
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Healthy Christian leaders progressively develop and evaluate an accurate picture of themselves.

A 3D View of Self-Awareness

August 4, 2020