Episode 231: Leah Weiss – Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind [podcast]

Episode 231: Leah Weiss – Live Your Purpose, Reclaim Your Sanity, and Embrace the Daily Grind [podcast]

I can’t wait for all of you to listen to my powerful conversation with mindfulness expert and Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Leah Weiss! We talk about her affinity for making infant leg warmers, how she got interested in mindfulness practices at a very young age, and why a lack of self-awareness might be holding you back from the success you’ve been looking for at work and at home. You don’t want to miss this one!

About the Book:  In today’s workplace, the traditional boundaries between “work” and “personal” are neither realistic nor relevant. From millennials seeking employment in the sharing economy to Gen Xers telecommuting to Baby Boomers creating a meaningful second act, the line that separates who we are from the work we do is blurrier than ever.

The truth is, we don’t show up for our jobs as a portion of ourselves—by necessity, we bring both our hearts and our minds to everything we do. In How We Work, mindfulness expert and creator of the perennially-waitlisted Stanford Business School course “Leading with Mindfulness and Compassion” Dr. Leah Weiss explains why this false dichotomy can be destructive to both our mental health and our professional success.

The bad news, says Weiss, is that nothing provides more opportunities for negative emotions—anxiety, anger, envy, fear, and paranoia, to name a few—than the dynamics of the workplace. But the good news is that these feelings matter. How we feel at and about work matters—to ourselves, to the quality of our work, and ultimately to the success of the organizations for which we work.

The path to productivity and success, says Weiss, is not to change jobs, to compartmentalize our feelings, or to create a false “professional” identity—but rather to listen to the wisdom our feelings offer. Using mindfulness techniques, we can learn how to attend to difficult feelings without becoming subsumed by them; we can develop an awareness of our bigger picture goals that orients us and allows us to see purpose in even the most menial tasks. In How We Work, Weiss offers a set of practical, evidence-based strategies for practicing mindfulness in the real world, showing readers not just how to survive another day, but how to use ancient wisdom traditions to sharpen their abilities, enhance their leadership and interpersonal skills, and improve their satisfaction.

Leah Weiss

About the Author:  Leah Weiss, PhD, is a researcher, professor, consultant, and author. She teaches courses on compassionate leadership at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and is principal teacher and founding faculty for Stanford’s Compassion Cultivation Program, conceived by the Dalai Lama. She also directs Compassion Education and Scholarship at HopeLab, an Omidyar Group research and development nonprofit focused on resilience. She lives in Palo Alto, California with her husband and three children.

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Episode 230: Kim Davis – Under God’s Authority: The Kim Davis Story [podcast]

Episode 230: Kim Davis – Under God’s Authority: The Kim Davis Story [podcast]

In this episode I sit down with Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis to talk about the ways her personal faith journey and convictions influenced her decision to defend traditional marriage and religious freedom.

About the Book:  This true story goes behind the scenes to reveal how God gave this unlikely candidate a platform to defend marriage and religious freedom.

In this amazing narrative of redemption and courage, Davis details her personal experience from the moment former Governor Beshear ordered the state’s county clerks to issue same-sex marriage licenses, throughout her arrest and release from jail.

Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee “It’s a great read. But more than that, this remarkable story of what God did in Kim’s life gives me hope for our nation.”

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin said, “When history called upon Kim, she was both ready and willing to respond. Will the same be said of you?”

Copies of Kim’s book are available through the Liberty Counsel.

Shaun interviewing Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis at NRB 2018 in Nashville

Shaun interviewing Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis at NRB 2018 in Nashville.

Shaun with Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis at NRB 2018 in Nashville

Shaun with Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis at NRB 2018 in Nashville.



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Episode 229: Kyle Mann – How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living [podcast]

Episode 229: Kyle Mann – How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living [podcast]

So excited to bring Kyle Mann on for this episode of The Shaun Tabatt Show! We discuss the history of The Babylon Bee and explore how a couple of guys running a Christian satire website end up getting a book deal with a major Christian publisher.

About the Book:  Written in the trademark style of The Babylon Bee, this book humorously satirizes cultural Christianity while peppering in subtle challenges to the reader. Through humor and sarcasm (and a handy meter to rank your “holiness” as you progress through the book), readers will be called to find a more biblical understanding of the Christian faith, all while poking fun at the quirks of the modern, American Christian community.

How to Be a Perfect Christian: Your Comprehensive Guide to Flawless Spiritual Living

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Episode 228: Justin Zoradi – Made for These Times: A Start-Up Guide to Calling, Character, and Work That Matters [podcast]

Episode 228: Justin Zoradi – Made for These Times: A Start-Up Guide to Calling, Character, and Work That Matters [podcast]

Award-winning social entrepreneur Justin Zoradi joins me on this broadcast to share about his new book Made for These Times: A Start-Up Guide to Calling, Character, and Work That Matters and to talk about the life-changing work of his organization These Numbers Have Faces.

Justin Zoradi - Made for These Times

About the Book:  Award-winning social entrepreneur Justin Zoradi was once haunted by this question as a young person daunted by the world’s needs, yet wanting to make a difference. But when some friends from across the world invited him to join them, Justin said yes – and felt a small spark ignite within. That spark led to the founding of These Numbers Have Faces, a social enterprise investing in the next generation of African leaders.

Made For These Times is a field guide to help you find your own spark as you remember who you were made to be. Through 26 power-packed microchapters, you will learn how to bolster ambition with character, dig deep to find your grit, and rise up to the challenges of today.

Along the way, Justin weaves together compelling narrative, historical anecdotes, practical tips, and a six-part road map to equip you to join God in the work he is already doing. The result is a hope-filled blueprint for fighting back against fear and building a life of purpose.

A life of significance isn’t about what you are doing, it’s about who you are becoming. In these trying times, God is calling you to be brave. Made For These Times is a rallying declaration that we cannot rely on the heroes of the past to engage the challenges of today. It’s your turn – let this book be the spark you’ve been waiting for.

Justin Zoradi

About the Author:  Justin Zoradi is the founder of These Numbers Have Faces, a social enterprise investing in the next generation of African leaders. He also serves as the president of GivingFuel, a fundraising platform empowering thousands of organizations worldwide. Justin lives with his family in Portland, Oregon.

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Episode 227: Hakeem Collins – Command Your Healing: Prophetic Declarations to Receive and Release Healing Power [podcast]

Episode 227: Hakeem Collins – Command Your Healing: Prophetic Declarations to Receive and Release Healing Power [podcast]

It’s an honor to welcome my friend Hakeem Collins back to the show. This time around we’re discussing his new book Command Your Healing: Prophetic Declarations to Receive and Release Healing Power (Destiny Image, 2018).

About the Book:  Do you fully understand what it means to walk in your spiritual authority and exercise your Kingdom rights as a believer? If you or a loved one need a healing touch from God, there is a powerful, Bible-based strategy that you can start operating in today!

Command Your Healing is a power-packed prophetic experience that combines intentional meditation on God’s word with confident declarations of God’s promises to attain a healing miracle!

Through revelation on key healing Scriptures, faith declarations, inspiring testimonies, prophetic decrees, and healing confessions you will be equipped to break demonic sickness and strongholds that hold back healing.

As you read the daily devotionals, declarations, and testimonies contained in this book, you will learn to:

  • Activate supernatural faith that releases personal healing
  • Access breakthrough keys of healing power outlined in Scripture
  • Walk in your spiritual authority over the works of darkness
  • Implement and apply healing commands, confessions, and prayers
  • Prophesy words of healing over yourself and others

God has given you supernatural Kingdom authority.  Stop simply praying about healing and learn how to boldly command it to be released, in Jesus’ Name!

Hakeem Collins - Command Your Healing

About the Author:  Dr. Hakeem Collins is an empowerment specialist, respected emerging prophetic voice, governmental minister, life coach, and sought-after conference speaker. He is known for his keen accurate prophetic gifting and supernatural ministry. He is the founder of Champions International, The Prophetic Academy, and Revolution Network based in Wilmington, Delaware, where he resides. He is the author of several books including Heaven Declares and Prophetic Breakthrough. He has been featured on many television, streaming, and radio programs including Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural and Cornerstone TV.

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Episode 226: David Horton – The Portable Seminary, 2nd Edition: A Master’s Level Overview in One Volume [podcast]

Episode 226: David Horton – The Portable Seminary, 2nd Edition: A Master’s Level Overview in One Volume [podcast]

In this episode Shaun sits down with his friend and colleague David Horton to talk about the wild success of the 1st edition of his book The Portable Seminary and why after 12 years it’s time for a new edition.

About the Book:  Deepen your biblical and theological knowledge without the time, expense, and formality of seminary. In this extensively updated book, discover all the major topics in a typical seminary master’s program authoritatively taught by respected professors, authors, and leaders. This introduction to a biblical studies degree is ideal for the layperson or anyone in vocational ministry who lacks the time or finances to attend classes, who lives where formal training is unavailable, or whose previous education is primarily secular. Study what you want, when you want. Subjects include:

  • systematic theology
  • surveys of the Old and New Testaments
  • apologetics
  • world religions
  • church history
  • homiletics
  • leadership
  • Christian education
  • and more.

David Horton - The Portable Seminary 2nd Edition

About the Editor:  David Horton is a former businessman, missionary, and mission executive whose publishing experience began nearly twenty years ago. A graduate of Oregon State University, he is currently editorial director at Bethany House Publishers and the author of three previous books, including Boys Life Adventure Bible Storybook.

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