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Leading Well When Business Isn’t As Usual

E^3 Leadership Episode: A conversation with Mykelti Blum and Pat Schwalbe, BTG Volunteer Advisor and Director of Volunteers and Community Engagement for CROSS Services. In this episode, they discuss how to lead well when business isn’t as usual, the value of pivoting...

Kindness and Kids’ Summer Bucket Lists

E^3 Encouragement Episode: A conversation with Mykelti Blum (E^3 Podcast host) and Julie, Kendra, and Kristin from The Ruth Experience. In this episode, they discuss kindness, teaching kids kindness, and ways you and your kids can incorporate planned or random acts of...

Soul Care, the Enneagram, and Identity

E^3 Leadership Episode: A conversation with BTG Advisor Faith Fitzgerald and E^3 Podcast host Mykelti Blum. In this episode, they will be discussing soul care, the Enneagram, and understanding your identity to help you be at your best and stay in tune with God's voice.

Overcoming Comparison and Intimidation

E^3 Encouragement Episode: A conversation with BTG Advisor Sonja Bindert and E^3 Podcast host Mykelti Blum. In this episode, they will be discussing the topics of comparison, competition, and intimidation and how to embrace your God-given identity to flourish in the...

New Year’s Goals

New Year’s Goals

It's a scenario I've seen hundreds of times. One of my children sitting amidst a sea of toys they have just been tasked to clean up. Occasionally with tears or a scowl, they sit simply not doing the job. "What are you doing? Pick up your toys!" is my initial response,...

Grieving Holiday Traditions

Grieving Holiday Traditions

When you think of Christmas, what are some of your favorite things that come to mind? Cookie baking with loved ones, watching Christmas movies that we all love to quote, and sitting around the tree in the dark together are some of my favorites. But I won’t be doing...

Make 2020 a Christmas You Want to Remember

Make 2020 a Christmas You Want to Remember

At this point in 2020, many of us are ready to go to bed and wake up when COVID is over. As Christmas gets closer, you may be mourning the fact that you can’t get together with other family members this year. And, if you’re anything like me, you may have thought to...

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