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Lead Stories Podcast is the flagship podcast of Lead Stories Media. Co hosts and executive producers Jo Saxton and Stephanie Williams O'Brien tell tales of leadership and life with the aim to encourage, equip and empower. 

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Nov 30, 2020

Jo is back!  Today Jo and Stephanie reconnect, catch up and begin the launch of Hello/Goodbye 2020-21 and ask the question "How do we redefine Hello/Goodbye"? Listen as they discuss moving into a new year and what those benchmarks look like. 

Hello/Goodbye Event December 13 at 7:00pm CST on Facebook Live


Nov 23, 2020

Today Stephanie speaks with Tod Bolsinger, professor of leadership at Fuller Seminary and author of two books, on the timely topics of leading in uncharted territory and unprecedented change.     

Tod Bolsinger

Tempered Resilience: How Leaders are Formed in the Crucible of Change

Canoeing the Mountain: Christian...

Nov 16, 2020

Leadership and Self Care is a topic that's been addressed before on Lead Stories, but it felt important to acknowledge that in this unprecedented time, self-care is more critical than ever. Listen as they talk about specific ways you can "lead yourself" to self-care. 

Tara Haelle article: Your Surge Capacity is...

Nov 9, 2020

Today Steph and Edrin host Pastor Daniel Hill, author of White Lies and White Awake, in a powerful conversation about race relations in the wider church and what it means to follow Jesus and lead in this area. 

River City Church

Pastor Daniel Hill interview on Lead Stories Podcast 2017 


White Lies:...

Nov 2, 2020

Sometimes, focused and driven leaders need to slow down and care for the people they're leading.  Today Stephanie and Edrin go a bit deeper as they talk about the necessity of compassionate leadership in the midst of crisis. #UnprecedentedLeadership 

Chief Learning Office Article "Leading With Compassion"