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Christian Woman Leadership Podcast

144 EpisodesProduced by Esther LittlefieldWebsite

It's time for you to embrace your God-given gifts, skills, and passions and lead with confidence. Host Esther Littlefield is a pastor's wife and business owner, and she is joined by co-host Holly Cain. They discuss issues related to leading as a Christian woman, and they also interview other women w… read more


76: Three Reasons Why Leaders Need to Have Hard Conversations [Communication Series]

You’ve heard it said that leaders need to be able to have hard conversations. But maybe you’ve wondered ‘why’? Why is this an essential skill for a leader to develop? 

In this episode of the Communication Series, I’m answering a question that came up when I asked for feedback about a resource I’m developing. One of you asked “How can you psyche yourself up to initiate a hard conversation that would be easier to ignore, and why should you bother?”

This is one of the toughest parts of this whole issue of having a hard conversation: why should we even bother with it? Why does it matter if we have hard conversations or not? It’s such a good question that I decided to answer it on this podcast episode. 

For the full show notes for this episode, visit

Key Points Discussed:
  • What can happen when we do not have the hard conversations
  • 3 Reasons Leaders Need to Have Hard Conversations
  • How to Prepare for Hard Conversations
Learn How to Hard Conversations with Confidence

I’ve created a mini-course for you called Confident Conversations. This resource will help you resolve conflict Biblically, build healthier relationships, and create transformation, plus lots more.

To learn more and to access the mini-course as soon as it’s available, go to

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