Louisiana NOW Podcast: No Pain, No Growth: A Conversation with Dr. Craig Gilliam

June 18, 2020
Dr. W. Craig Gilliam joins us to discuss how we can listen more effectively, and embrace the difficult moments that come our way. Craig works with the Office of Clergy Excellence and Board of Ordained Ministry in the areas of clergy care and clergy effectiveness for the Louisiana Conference. He is also a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach, consultant, facilitator, and educator – focusing on areas of organizational development, leadership coaching, and assisting churches and others to create strengths-based, engaged workplace cultures for higher-performance, success, and productivity. 
 
Craig’s list of reading resources are below: 
 
Sources referenced in podcast:
Rath, T. (2008). Strengths-Based Leadership. Strengths Based Leadership from Gallup: Contains the study of good leaders and what followers want.
Heath, C. & Heath, D (2011). Switch: How to change things when change is hard Reference to elephant and rider.
The reference to “the poet said, ‘When your eyes are tired/the world is tired also,” was David Whyte in his poem “Sweet Darkness.” 
Other resources:
https://gilliamandassociates.com/reading
https://gilliamandassociates.com/articles
 
  • Clifton, D. & Nelson, P. Soar with your Strengths: A simple yet revolutionary philosophy of Business and Management.
  • Grant, A. Give and Take: Why helping others drives our success.
  • Sandberg. S. & Grant, A. Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy.



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