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Words of Wisdom

Stepping into God’s Redemptive Story: HT Alum Barbara’s Live Interview

What does it look like to participate in the unique plan that God has for each of us? While she didn’t have all of the answers, Barbara did have the courage to take the next step in faith. We interviewed Barbara Foulkrod live this week during our Halftime Alumni Spotlight. Barbara shared her passion for the redemptive power of the Lord and how this passion manifested as a second half calling. Together, Barbara and her husband Allin walked through the season of halftime seeking clarity

Stepping into God’s Redemptive Story: HT Alum Barbara’s Live Interview2019-10-04T14:46:29-05:00

Before You Make a Halftime Transition: 5 Practical Steps to Detox

You know you need a change. But how? And where to start? You’re so used to running on adrenaline. Under the surface, you feel like you just want to escape. You want peace. You want rest. And you want to devote yourself to something that truly matters. You’re not alone. I felt that way when I went through a Halftime season, and we see it in many leaders who come through the Halftime Institute. We call it “smoldering discontent”. But how do you go from smoldering to joyful

Before You Make a Halftime Transition: 5 Practical Steps to Detox2019-08-22T17:54:04-05:00

Finding Your Mission Field (Is It In Your Career Field?): HT Alum LeAnn’s Live Interview

How do you live out a desire to serve those in need with the demands of a high-powered career? It isn't easy, and it looks different for every person. Dr. LeAnn Kridelbaugh made that transition over the past year, and she shared candidly with us this week what it has been like to live out her high-powered career alongside her passion to serve. From Hospital Executive to Refugee Health Center Dr. LeAnn Kridelbaugh describes her discovery of Halftime and the Fellows Program as

Finding Your Mission Field (Is It In Your Career Field?): HT Alum LeAnn’s Live Interview2019-10-03T16:12:02-05:00

4 Warning Signs You Need to Detox from the Rat Race (And Where to Start)

“I feel trapped. And you know I can’t talk to anyone else about this, Rod” he said to me. “I can’t afford to show weakness. It could cost too much with the people I’m leading.” I had just wrapped up a coaching session with a client talking about the frenzied pace of his life, the burden of responsibilities, and how he felt trapped, like everyone wanted something from him. Can you relate? So many leaders I coach these days come to me because they find themselves leading lives of

4 Warning Signs You Need to Detox from the Rat Race (And Where to Start)2019-06-30T17:40:47-05:00

Tragedy to Transformation: Interview with John Ramstead, HT Alum

John Ramstead’s first half experiences were diverse and adventurous, but nothing compared to what he encountered in mid-life. Imagine this: John started out in the United States Navy where he served as a fighter pilot. Then he transitioned to an entrepreneur and then to leading a Fortune 500 management team. Then life threw him an enormous curve ball - a tragic accident that no one thought he would come back from. After 23 surgeries, he not only survived, but he now lives a very full life and

Tragedy to Transformation: Interview with John Ramstead, HT Alum2019-06-05T11:55:41-05:00

Your Best Next Season Role: 5 Essential Questions

A systematic way to creatively design your second half serving context Once you know what your calling is, how do you design the best way to live it out? Gal 6:1-5 in the Message translation says: “Live creatively, friends, make a careful exploration of who you are and the work you have been given, and then sink yourself into that. Don’t be impressed with yourself. Don’t compare yourself with others. Each of you must take responsibility for doing the creative best you can with your own life.” I

Your Best Next Season Role: 5 Essential Questions2019-08-06T13:12:29-05:00

Preventing Burnout & Making A Profound Impact in Your Second Half: Alum Lisa Payne Shares Her Journey

“We build our careers in isolation. I was a CFO and I did it on my own. But in your second half community becomes much more important. There’s such an instant connection when you say ‘I did Halftime.’”  - Lisa Payne, Halftime Alum   Halftime is a time to re-calibrate, to determine a new score card, and to build a future of profound impact. First, you must get clear on where you are headed. But then what? After you gain clarity on your second half focus, how do you

Preventing Burnout & Making A Profound Impact in Your Second Half: Alum Lisa Payne Shares Her Journey2019-04-05T17:07:16-05:00

Finding Your Calling: 3 Paradigm Shifts To Overcome

  You want to answer “What’s Next?” but you’re not sure where to start. You know something has to change, and you may even have a sense for what it is, but you don’t want to act hastily. You can sense that a transition is coming. Lingering restlessness brews under the surface. This is complicated by the fact that you have a pretty great life by most accounts. You don’t want to be ungrateful, but you feel a lack of purpose in your everyday, and it is starting to

Finding Your Calling: 3 Paradigm Shifts To Overcome2019-02-21T21:09:02-05:00

Do You Ask This Persistent and Haunting Question?

by Halftime Fellows Alum, Griff Jones   It’s easy to keep moving forward, isn’t it? But I have learned that sometimes it’s best to stop, press the pause button, rethink, and get intentional about why we are here. Entrepreneurship is in the fiber of my being. We started our company, Twin Eagle Resource Management, in 2010. Twin Eagle is a recognized leader in the wholesale marketing of energy-related commodities including natural gas, power, and liquids. I am grateful for the success we have enjoyed over the years. I have

Do You Ask This Persistent and Haunting Question?2018-11-20T15:45:34-05:00

Re-Defining My Role in the Marketplace

By Matt Levy, Halftime Alum There’s been a lot written about finding our purpose in life. While our purpose may be fixed throughout our time here on earth, how it plays out as we move along can change. At least that’s how it has worked for me. Thankfully I have found my purpose, and that drives me every day to live it out and to be intentional in doing so. Living Out My Faith in the Business Sector At my core, I think I have always been an entrepreneur.

Re-Defining My Role in the Marketplace2018-10-15T11:29:19-05:00