3 Tips for Strategically Navigating Transition

We are so grateful for the sacrifice and bravery of those who have served and continue to serve in the United States Armed Forces. In honor of Veterans Day, we are featuring the story of Halftime Alum, Major General Chris McPadden. At the end of a successful military career, Major General Chris McPadden knew that he wanted to navigate his transition to civilian life prayerfully and carefully. After 35 years of service, Chris was faced with a

3 Tips for Strategically Navigating Transition2020-11-09T16:46:24-06:00

Q&A: Transformative Influence

An Interview with Walt Rakowich, Author of Transfluence and Halftime Alum: Leaders confronting the current social and economic challenges could learn a lot from a CEO who survived the Great Recession of 2008 by transforming his company’s culture. Halftime alum Walt Rakowich is that CEO, and the lessons from his story are greatly applicable today. Walt was appointed CEO of global real estate company Prologis at the height of the Great Recession of 2008. At the time of his appointment, the company's stock had

Q&A: Transformative Influence2020-10-26T16:49:21-05:00

Webinar: Finding Leverage Through Partnerships

If you are in the housing industry or have an interest in the application of franchising principles to the non-profit world, let me introduce you to two Halftimers who are finding leverage through partnerships: DAVE KEIL of Franworth is an expert in franchising. His Halftime mission is around using that expertise to help replicate causes that bring spiritual and practical help to people. He calls it Franchise for Good.  PAT HAMILL leads a world-class home building organization, Oakwood Homes, and uses it as a platform for BuildStrong Academy; training

Webinar: Finding Leverage Through Partnerships2020-09-21T14:17:28-05:00

Overcoming Tension, Stress and Anxiety

By: Brian Page, Senior Vice President of Advancement at Shepherds College and Halftime Alum TSA. It's the topic on the tips of our tongues, constantly on our minds, and greatly affecting our daily lives. And no, I'm not referring to the Transportation Security Administration. TSA: Tension, Stress, and Anxiety.  Tension is defined as the state of being stretched tight. It is physical or emotional strain, along with worry, that makes it difficult to relax. It's something we face daily. It is like two pulling forces, directly opposing

Overcoming Tension, Stress and Anxiety2020-08-21T16:55:37-05:00

3 Biblical Principles for Pursuing Financial Freedom

By: Dean Niewolny, Chief Executive Officer of Halftime Institute Is pursuing success and the accumulation of wealth “okay” for Christians? For years, many have wrestled with this question. However, the root of the matter is less about how much money you have, and more about where your heart is. If God has given you the ability to make money, and it’s His money anyway, the question then becomes what are you doing with that money for Kingdom purposes?  Rather than encouraging you to sell your belongings and

3 Biblical Principles for Pursuing Financial Freedom2020-07-17T10:53:53-05:00

Webinar: Finding Financial Freedom

This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. There is a big difference between financial independence and financial freedom.  If you are wrestling with the question how much is enough?, then this helpful conversation is for you. Ron Blue, Founder of Kingdom Advisors, and Ronald Blue & Company (now Ronald Blue Trust), CEO of Ron Blue Institute, and Author of 20+ books is a Halftime Alum who knows that the Bible offers simple but challenging steps to financial freedom

Webinar: Finding Financial Freedom2020-07-15T11:03:27-05:00

Webinar: Turning Pain Into Purpose

This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. Success is often driven by pain.  The pain of feeling like we could never measure up to someone’s expectations. The pain of a difficult childhood. The pain of the loss of a loved one. Any of these circumstances or many others may have caused you to bury your pain in performance.  Success can become a drug of choice to cope with the hurt. If you find yourself in a season of exploring what’s

Webinar: Turning Pain Into Purpose2020-06-11T14:35:30-05:00

Coffee with Lloyd: Building Your Tribe

We need people around us to finish well. The people we surround ourselves with and the books we read shape who we become. So, have you considered these questions as you've pursued your next season of impact? Who are the people you need around you on this journey to finish well?   Who are the people you love the most and how can you help them thrive on this journey? How can you include them in your exploration now? You’ve heard the African expression, “If you want to go fast go

Coffee with Lloyd: Building Your Tribe2020-10-02T14:24:30-05:00

Webinar: A Princeton Prof’s Wisdom for Engaging Your Adult Kids

This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. If you are the parent of a Young Adult (18-35), or have a parent-like relationship with a Young Adult, you can likely relate to the challenges and opportunities for connecting with them as your role shifts from “authority” to “guide”. During this disruptive season, many Young Adults are wrestling with the first large-scale crisis of their adult lives. This gives Halftimers a unique opportunity to provide wisdom, perspective, and guidance

Webinar: A Princeton Prof’s Wisdom for Engaging Your Adult Kids2020-05-22T16:15:07-05:00

10 Conclusions on Crisis Leadership

By: Rod Stewart, Halftime CertifiedTM Coach I’ve been thinking a lot lately about what good, strong, Spirit-led leadership looks like in the midst of a crisis.  While watching a documentary on Franklin Delano Roosevelt and how he led our country out of the Great Depression with a combination of clarity, communication and innovation, I marveled at the way he stood up and took responsibility in the midst of fear. It was then that he delivered his famous line, ‘The only thing we have to fear, is fear

10 Conclusions on Crisis Leadership2020-05-15T13:56:15-05:00
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