Esther

How to slay at sales with Indira Pierrot

How to slay at sales with Indira Pierrot

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to slay at sales with none other than the amazing Indira Pierrot, who helps women to sell more, slay more and sleaze less over at Indirapierrot.com..

By the end of this video you will know:

  • Common myths and misconceptions to selling and how to avoid them

  • The importance of having multiple streams of income

  • Why Indira is passionate about bringing God into the marketplace and how to do it

  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below:

How to pray and discern the voice of God with Destiny Thomas

How to pray and discern the voice of God with Destiny Thomas

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to pray and discern the voice of God with none other than the amazing Destiny Thomas, who is an author, motivational speaker and a prayer and discernment coach.

By the end of this video you will know:

  • Some common misconceptions about prayer and how to avoid them

  • How to pray and discern the voice of God

  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below:

Lessons from Abigail on how to choose faith over fear

Lessons from Abigail on how to choose faith over fear

So last week we started talking about Abigail- namely what her actions (as recounted in 1st Samuel 25:2-44) teach us about how to let God fight our battles.

On delving deeper into this same passage, I noticed that there are also great lessons to be learned here about what it takes to choose faith over fear because- let's be honest- walking in purpose to birth the vision, business or whatever it is that God told you to do is scary!

Manifesting vision requires us to do new things, meet new people and draws us into new arenas. It costs us old habits, mindsets and maybe even relationships. In short, it will take you waaaay outside of your comfort zone!

Here's the thing, though:

"[Your] breakthrough lies on the other side of fear" (Will Smith)

There's just no avoiding it, lovely! But don't worry, like I said earlier, Abigail's got us covered. As such, I did a follow-up message to last week's one explaining the exact steps that we must take to make this happen, i.e.:

  1. Make a decision

  2. Confront your fear

  3. Have a strategy

  4. Take action- all of which I shared on my Facebook page this week via the (live) video below.

How to Turn Your Passion into Profit with Margaret Olat

How to Turn Your Passion into Profit with Margaret Olat

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to turn your passion into profit with none other than the amazing Margaret Olat (writer and creative coach at Margaretolat.com).

By the end of this video you will know:

  • How to start a side hustle (and turn your passion into profits)

  • How to balance your passion project and your 9-5 so that you don't experience burn out

  • Why it's not necessary to ditch your 9-5 in order to be a successful creative/entrepreneur but how to know when it's time to do so (hint- it has nothing to do with money!)

  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below:

How to balance career and family as a mother with Lauren Whitworth

How to balance career and family as a mother with Lauren Whitworth

In today's interview, I will be talking about how to balance career and family as a mother with the amazing Lauren Whitworth (of Laurenwhitworth.ca). 

By the end of this video you will know:

  • Whether women can have it all (i.e can they thrive as career/business women as well as mothers) and how?
  • How to bust through the myth of (achieving) balance to manage the "tensions" in your life
  • How to be more present with your children (using Lauren's 10 minute interval method)
  • And much more!

Sound like your cup of tea, lovely?

Great! You can do whatever it is you need to do to get comfortable and press play to access this awesome conversation, below:

Lessons from Esther on how to go from stuck to successful (in 3 simple steps)!

Lessons from Esther on how to go from stuck to successful (in 3 simple steps)!

In the last few weeks, we have been studying purpose- particularly as it relates to Esther. So far we have discussed what she teaches us about purpose in terms of:

  • What it is
  • How to discover it
  • Why this will benefit you (spiritually, mentally and so on).

If you missed this, you can check out the devotionals below. Lessons from Esther on:

  1. The common misconceptions about purpose and how to avoid them
  2. The positive correlation between existential questioning and purpose
  3. How purpose helps us achieve our goals

Today we are going to talk about how we can move from knowing about purpose in theory to actually being able to walk in it in our everyday lives.

Lessons from esther on how purpose helps us achieve our goals

In the last few weeks, we have been studying purpose- particularly as it relates to Esther. So far we have discussed what she teaches us about:

As I've been studying and writing about her, one of the things that struck me about the story of Esther is that it's typically portrayed as a Cinderella story or fairytale. What do I mean by that, you may be wondering? I mean that, in my experience, people tend to focus on:

  • Her beauty
  • Her chastity 
  • How gracious and submissive she must have been for choosing to wear what the king liked, unlike all the other virgins (Esther 2:15)
  • The fact that she was chosen to be the king's wife (going from rags to riches)

However, as stated in one of my previous devotionals on her, she was more than just the king's trophy wife. Esther was fierce! Think about it. She knew that going before the king without permission could get her killed, but she was willing to pay the ultimate sacrifice for her people (death) if it meant that they might live (Esther 4:11).

In just focusing on her afore-mentioned attributes, without any mention of her bravery, willingness to break protocol and fight, we do both Esther and modern women a disservice (particularly little girls). This is because that version of her story:

  • Exacerbates the problem of limited female representation (in terms of how little we are spoken of generally and in what contexts we are spoken about when we are discussed, particularly where the matriarchs of the faith are concerned)
  • Objectification of women's bodies (either as weapons for "tempting godly men" or for the sole purpose of pleasing them) 
  • Depreciation of women's roles and identity 

Also, we miss yet another lesson that Esther teaches us about purpose- how essential it can be in helping us achieve our goals. For example:

Lessons from Esther on the Positive Correlation between Existential Questioning and Pupose

Lessons from Esther on the Positive Correlation between Existential Questioning and Pupose

In the last few weeks, I've been talking a lot about purpose in terms of:

#1 What it is

("The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists").

#2 The common misconceptions associated with it and how to avoid them

Misconceptions such as:

  • The road to purpose being linear or 1-dimensional
  • Purpose always being about following your passions or pursuing what you love
  • The idea that you can come into purpose by yourself or without mentorship

(If you missed that, you can catch up here).

In doing all of that I've been laying the foundation for all of the theory and (Christian) theology surrounding purpose but, I'm sure you're absolutely itching to know-

"How does all this talk of purpose apply to my everyday life?!"

Okay, okay...I hear you!

Let me explain....