Global Leadership Summit 2013: Day 2

Let me start off by saying that the first day of the Global Leadership Summit was so powerful that it’s taken me three days to recover enough to write a recap of Day 2. Vijay Govindarajan was the second speaker on Day 2, and one of the questions he asked early...

Global Leadership Summit 2013: Day 1

The first day of the Global Leadership Summit was awesome, and I’m already thinking of ways to apply it to my life. Liz Wiseman stands out the most in my mind. Her talk was on multipliers—leaders who bring out the best in their teams. She had one quote that was...

Summit Week

I’ve been attending the Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit (aka the Summit) since 2008, and it has consistently given me inspiration beyond what I could’ve hoped for. And it’s always been more than I can handle. My first year...

Another Conference Coming Up

I’ve surprised myself by blogging from two conferences already this year. “Surprised” because I don’t consider myself a conference blogger, but writing about my experiences has really helped me process the large amount of information I’ve...

Festival of Faith & Writing 2012

This weekend I attended Calvin College’s Festival of Faith and Writing in Grand Rapids, MI. This was my second time at the biannual conference. Both times I’ve attended I’ve been representing Relief, of which I am the web editor. This means that I...

AWP 2012

Over the last few days, I attended the Association of Writers and Writing Programs’ (AWP) conference held in Chicago. I woke up early to catch trains, ate quickly to catch panels, and slept little as my mind tried to process new thoughts even though my body...