Becky Kiser on sacred holidays.

Becky Kiser on sacred holidays.

Becky Kiser is empowering people to celebrate holidays in meaningful ways. In a world often pushing us toward busyness and materialism over intentionality and gratitude, Becky helps people celebrate major events with thoughtful actions and a godly foundation. She released her newest book, Sacred Holidays, in October—and it’s a timely resource for your Christmas season as you seek to slow down and celebrate Christ’s birth with joy.

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How to use Todoist to decrease anxiety and focus on what matters.

How to use Todoist to decrease anxiety and focus on what matters.

Todoist is simply an action and reference list system with a mission to help users become more productive and free. The platform allows you to organize tasks and information under different projects, labels, and filters with the option to view this information in time-related ways, too. 

Here are a few tips to keep in mind when using Todoist to help get the most value.

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Jesse Mecham on the value of a budget.

Jesse Mecham on the value of a budget.

Jesse Mecham is making it possible for people to get a handle on their money and better steward the resources entrusted to their care. As the founder of YNAB (You Need A Budget), Jesse is equipping hundreds of thousands of users with budgeting software that gives them a framework for prioritizing their lives and allocating money toward what they truly value. In this episode, gain practical tips and insights into how you can better manage money—whether you’re drowning in debt or not sure what to do with your extra income.

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Tools and tips to drive you away from your screens and back into the real world.

Tools and tips to drive you away from your screens and back into the real world.

Our devices are amazing when they’re used toward things that matter: doing excellent work, facilitating relationships, aiding in connection, helping us stay organized, keeping us informed on important events and topics, keeping us entertained in moderation, etc. When these devices and applications suck us in and act as barriers to meaningful progress, however, they become problematic.

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Jeremy Utley on the value of design thinking.

Jeremy Utley on the value of design thinking.

Design thinking is a concept buzzing around business circles. But how do you use design thinking principles to make important changes in your life and to focus on what matters? And what is design thinking in the first place? What role does faith play in design thinking? Jeremy Utley tackles these questions and many others in this episode. He is the Director of Executive Education at Stanford's d.school, helping professionals and organizations adopt design thinking and build innovative cultures. Listen in and then take immediate action toward becoming more of the person you want to be.

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Erik Nieder on putting your craft into the service of your core convictions.

Erik Nieder on putting your craft into the service of your core convictions.

Erik Nieder is putting his craft into the service of his core convictions through worship music. He’s been writing songs for over a decade, and his music has gotten better and more widely appreciated over time. Erik recently found his worship songs on Spotify’s WorshipNow playlist (a curated list of today’s best worship songs with over 700,000 followers), and his journey has been marked by continued growth toward using music as an avenue to express his calling. In this episode, learn more about what it looks like to live with a clarity around your purpose and to use your gifts toward what matters most.

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