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De teams up with long-time friend and leadership coach colleague, Jackie Lesser, in this honest, authentic podcast called, “ReThinking Leadership, Serving Fresh Ideas over Coffee“. The podcast was originally created for De and Jackie to share their insights and stories with their leadership coaching clientele. The content is  relevant to our work at You Are Made New Ministry, so we’ve made it available here as well.

De and Jackie talk about topics that must be talked about, like self-compassion, understanding our projections, being fully present, taking responsibility for the meaning making, embracing the truth of who we are and many other edgy topics for our life, love, and leadership.

Listen through our published episodes by clicking the links below. Fill out the form below to receive new episodes direct to your inbox!

Episode 26, Championing

In this episode, De and Jackie share stories about the skill of Championing. Championing is so life giving to our relationships! When you champion people in your life, you stand up for them when they doubt or question their abilities. Listen now! Please share, rate and review on Apple podcasts.…

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Episode 25, The Art of Acknowledgment

In this episode, you'll find out how to amp up the engagement and loyalty of your professional and personal relationships through the art of acknowledgment. Jackie and De share what acknowledgment really is, why you should bother doing it and how to do it so that it works. Please share,…

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Episode 24, Words Create Worlds

I am…Whatever follows “I am” will inform our self-identity and shape the way we show up in our lives. In this episode, Jackie and De explore the dangers of ‘claiming’ and the power of ‘detaching.’ Listen Now. Please share, rate and review on Apple podcasts.  Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership…

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Podcast Episode 23, Scarcity and Abundance

You’ll be surprised to know that Scarcity and Abundance are mindsets! This episode will reveal the 3 myths of scarcity and 3 tips to move from Scarcity to Abundance. Listen Now. Please share, rate and review on Apple podcasts.  Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on Apple Podcasts or Google…

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Podcat Episode 22, Energy Management vs Time Management

Have you ever felt like you don’t have enough time? Of course, we all have! In this episode we talk about energy management as a means to effective time management. We have a lot more control over our energy than we do over time!  Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast…

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Episode 21, Presence through Energy Alignment

Have you ever been in a situation where you’re heading in to a conversation and you need to be grounded but you’ve just come from a fast paced go-go-go mode? Episode 21 will give you three tips on how to manage your energy so you’re ready for what’s next. …

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Episode 20, Listening at Level 3

We’ve explored listening on the podcast before, and in this episode we look at expanding our listening to include the larger landscape existing around the conversation. Our intuition and hunches, sounds and activity around us that can be used as metaphor or ways to engage our curiosity – all are…

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Episode 19, Guilt as a Strategy

How often do You find yourself feeling guilty? Guilty because you feel bad about saying yes or because you feel bad about saying no. Guilty because you feel you’ve compromised your reputation of being the one who... (fill in the blank). Listen to Episode 19 on how guilt as a…

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Episode 18, Empowered to Change the World

In this episode, De and Jackie talk about world change and take the stance of "it is possible!" We each have a part to play. We each see the world from our unique perspective, we have unique passions and ideas, and we need every voice to be heard. What will happen…

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Episode 17: Appreciative Inquiry

Appreciative Inquiry (AI) is a methodology used to create positive change. When you are looking for ways to positively create impact, you will find AI to be a way of moving forward that is co-creative, generative and sustainable. In Episode 17, we share the five principles of AI and how…

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Episode 16, Creative, Resourceful and Whole

We tend to move in habitual patterns in our relationships and we treat each other based on the patterns we’ve learned. Listen now to Episode 16 for a fresh, foundational perspective that is an essential choice you can make immediately and upgrade the quality of all your relationships.  Subscribe…

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Episode 15, Listening Fully

Listening Fully is an essential skill, and quite frankly, an act of love. Listening fully is being present and attentive, ensuring the other person is heard and correctly understood; it is placing the relationship as a higher priority than any individual's needs or agenda. Listen now as De and Jackie…

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Episode 14, Curiosity

Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Google Play!  Are you struggling with a person that feels hard to be with? Take a look at the story you tell yourself and break free from the patterns that keep the relationship in status quo. What are your assumptions about…

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Episode 13, Understanding Our Collusion

Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Google Play!  In this episode, we explore our part in creating or contributing to the reality in which we find ourselves. Consider the 'self-fulfilling prophecy:' We see others in a certain way (i.e.: negative, smart, unhelpful...) and then treat them accordingly.…

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Episode 12, Self Care for Peace

Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Google Play!  Have you ever been in a situation where you’re feeling perfectly peaceful and something happens, someone says or does something that knocks you right out of your peaceful place and into pissed off or panic? Listen now to Episode…

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Episode 11, The 3 Bs of Navigating Change

Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Google Play!  Why does change feel so hard? In the last episode De & Jackie talked about what happens in our bodies and brains when we change feels threatening in any way. In this episode, De & Jackie share what is…

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Episode 10, What Makes Change So Difficult

Subscribe to ReThinking Leadership Podcast on iTunes or Google Play!    Change can be difficult and the level of difficulty often has to do with our psychology as well as our physiology. Change actually triggers fight or flight responses in the brain’s chemistry. In this episode, De and Jackie…

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Episode 9, The Need to Be Right

 We each have a normal human need to feel that we are valued, that we are making a contribution, that our ideas are listened to. When this healthy need begins to become unhealthy, or toxic to our relationships, is when I satisfy my ‘need to be right’ by making…

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Episode 8, The Fourth P is Permission

We receive many requests of us each day, whether from an employee, a co-worker, or a family member. What habits exist around how we respond to requests upon our time? When do we say yes when we mean no? Where are we succumbing to cultural pressures to give an immediate…

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Episode 7, I Don’t Know What Anything is For

In this episode, Jackie shares the story that led to her mantra for navigating the uncertainty of life’s journey. Worksheet: Learning to Be Where My Feet Are Download the worksheet here.

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Episode 6, Projection Part 1

There are so often times when we are triggered by something in our outer world and we think it’s the other person making us angry, when in fact, it’s really that we’re seeing a part of ourselves reflected by that person. And this part of ourselves represents something that we…

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Episode 5, Triggers and the Three Ps

Triggers. We’ve all got em. Sometimes we are triggered by what someone else says or does, and more often than not, we get triggered as a result of our own thoughts or behaviors. De and Jackie talk about being triggered and what is actually happening in our brains and in…

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Episode 4, Overcoming Overwhelm

 We all face overwhelm. Whether it's tackling something new or having too much to do in too little time, overwhelm comes in a variety of ways for a variety of reasons. When you are overwhelmed, your panic button is set off. And overwhelm effects your body, mind and spirit.…

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Episode 3 – Being the Meaning Maker

Today we’re getting personal! Listen into this rich conversation in which Jackie coaches De in making deep discoveries about: Taking responsibility to be the meaning maker Being of an observer of ourselves and noticing our own “stuff.” Making conscious choices about how we will show up in our relationships. Looking…

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Episode 2 – Self-Compassion

In this episode we talk about the practice and the gift of Self Compassion. Through compelling personal stories, we reveal the importance of being in compassionate and affirming relationship with oneself. Through the process we share you'll learn to: Observe with compassion how you are relating to yourself. Speak with…

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