Growing Big People with PS.

Growing Big People with PS.

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Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon Podcast is about empowering you to live a bigger more influential life. Paul’s unique ability to make complex things simple is a hallmark of his skill as a communicator. His belief that it’s more important to grow people than things combined with his innate ability to walk in other peoples shoes creates a rare sense of connection with his audiences and followers. Big people have bigger social circles and take bigger risks. Big people think big and believe for bigger things than small. pa@paulscanlon.com


PS. In conversation with Lorna Maseko
Jun 3 • 37 min
You’re gonna love my conversation with Lorna Maseko. She is a celebrity chef in South Africa, a TV presenter, entrepreneur and all round great human. We spoke about LORNA’s poor disadvantaged beginnings and how she imagined and worked her way to the top.…
AM I A RACIST?
Jun 2 • 7 min
I’ve always struggled with the word racist until I understood white privilege. We can’t see white privilege by speaking to white people we must ask black people to help us, to educate us. - - - - Don’t forget to subscribe, and leave us your review. For…
Emotions are data, not directives
May 29 • 15 min
Find our more about Paul Scanlon’s Communication Masterclass course here - paulscanlon.com/communication-masterclass Emotions and reason work like a seesaw. When emotions are high reason abandons us and straight thinking becomes impossible. Find out more…
6 Rooms Missing From God’s House part 2
May 21 • 22 min
Find our more about Paul Scanlon’s Communication Masterclass course here - paulscanlon.com/communication-masterclass Jesus said ‘In my fathers house are many rooms’ Here are rooms 3-6 that I think are missing from many of the fathers houses around the…
PS. In conversations with Sleeping At Last - The Creative Process
May 13 • 52 min
Ryan O’Neil A.K.A SLEEPING AT LAST (http://www.sleepingatlast.com/) is a singer/song writer/producer, creative genius. You’re going to love this conversation about his creative process, personal development and quirky weirdness. - - - Find out more about…
6 Rooms Missing From God’s House part 1
May 8 • 20 min
Find our more about Paul Scanlon’s Communication Masterclass course here - paulscanlon.com/communication-masterclass Jesus said ‘In my fathers house are many rooms’ Here’s 2 of the 6 rooms that I think are missing from many of the fathers houses around…
Sin Of Certainty part 2
Apr 27 • 16 min
Find our more about Paul Scanlon’s Communication Masterclass course here - paulscanlon.com/communication-masterclass THE GOLDEN CALF WAS THE SIN OF CERTAINTY. Our golden calves represent our addiction to certainty, our need to have a God that doesn’t…
Sin of Certainty part 1
Apr 13 • 21 min
THE GOLDEN CALF WAS THE SIN OF CERTAINTY. Our golden calves represent our addiction to certainty, our need to have a God that doesn’t move. It is the sin of certainty to believe that what and how we think about God is right and others are wrong. . Don’t…
You can’t change the picture but you can change the “frame”
Apr 3 • 19 min
I want to share with you my thoughts about how we FRAME the things going on in our lives.
Stability and resilience
Mar 27 • 17 min
Some advice for during this isolation season we are all in. I hope it helps!
Fear & anxiety are terrorists
Mar 18 • 10 min
Corona virus comments.
Gift of Limitations part 2
Mar 15 • 23 min
There’s two kinds of limitations: Limitations of DESIGN and limitations of DEFAULT. The gift hidden within the limitations of design is that once you accept them they free you to work on your limitations of default. Limitations of default are things your…
Gift of Limitations part 1
Mar 1 • 22 min
There’s two kinds of limitations: Limitations of DESIGN and limitations of DEFAULT. The gift hidden within the limitations of design is that once you accept them they free you to work on your limitations of default. Limitations of default are things your…
Serendipity part 2
Feb 23 • 24 min
Serendipity is to find something better by accident than what you were looking for on purpose. The path of our lives owes far more to serendipity than we realise. Don’t forget to subscribe, and leave us your review. For more information about Paul Scanlon…
Serendipity part 1
Feb 9 • 24 min
Serendipity is to find something better by accident than what you were looking for on purpose. The path of our lives owes far more to serendipity than we realise. Don’t forget to subscribe, and leave us your review. For more information about Paul Scanlon…
Design Your 2020 part 4
Jan 26 • 15 min
In this episode Paul gives his strategies 8-12 of DESIGN YOUR 2020! future is your unlived life, it hasn’t yet been given any frame, script or pattern. Unless you design your year you will have a default year, and default by definition is repeats and…
Design Your 2020 part 3
Jan 19 • 16 min
In this episode Paul gives his strategies 4-8 of DESIGN YOUR 2020! future is your unlived life, it hasn’t yet been given any frame, script or pattern. Unless you design your year you will have a default year, and default by definition is repeats and…
DESIGN YOUR 2020 PART 2
Jan 12 • 14 min
Your future is your unlived life, it hasn’t yet been given any frame, script or pattern. Unless you design your year you will have a default year, and default by definition is repeats and reruns. Let’s disengage our autopilot settings and make 2020 the…
DESIGN YOUR 2020 PART 1
Jan 5 • 20 min
Your future is your unlived life, it hasn’t yet been given any frame, script or pattern. Unless you design your year you will have a default year, and default by definition is repeats and reruns. Let’s disengage our autopilot settings and make 2020 the…
Commit to being exposed to new things
Dec 29, 2019 • 6 min
Exposure to people, places, ideas and experiences beyond our comfort zone is essential to our continued flourishing. Being out of your depth is good for the soul, because it knows that a life unchallenged is a life unlived. JOIN PAUL SCANLON FOR HIS FREE…
Q&A Generational Transition
Dec 15, 2019 • 4 min
The key to healthy generational transition is the willingness to serve the emerging generation. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts…
Don’t stay loyal to an old version of yourself
Dec 1, 2019 • 6 min
Don’t stay loyal to an old version of yourself. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Collateral Grace part 2
Nov 24, 2019 • 18 min
Grace just like love, mercy, kindness and forgiveness were never meant to be stockpiled or warehoused. It is a requirement of their very nature that they remain in perpetual motion. Where can you extend grace & kindness this week? GRACE FREED ‘EVERYONE’…
Blockbuster churches in a Netflix Era
Nov 21, 2019 • 4 min
I had a great time speaking at the ACC NSW state conference recently. I love Q&A and this session with Paul Bartlett the ACC state president was in front of over a thousand church pastors and leaders. This answer was in response to a question about any…
Collateral Grace part 1
Nov 17, 2019 • 16 min
Grace just like love, mercy, kindness and forgiveness were never meant to be stockpiled or warehoused. It is a requirement of their very nature that they remain in perpetual motion. Where can you extend grace & kindness this week? GRACE FREED ‘EVERYONE’…
Wisdom - Difference between emotions and feelings
Nov 14, 2019 • 2 min
We need more border control to stop incoming emotions becoming illegal feelings. Emotions are data feelings are our interpretation of that data and their needs to be gap between them. No inner immigration control at that emotional border allows rogue…
Disruptive Leadership - breaking good for great
Nov 10, 2019 • 2 min
For the past few ears I’ve been studying, observing and interviewing leaders and influencers from all walks of life. I’ve been journaling and forging new insight about the kind of Leadership that I believe is already shaping the new world order. The most…
Hierarchy of the Soul part 2
Nov 4, 2019 • 17 min
There are three members of the soul MIND -EMOTIONS AND WILL. Though this is relatively common knowledge what isn’t commonly known is that the soul has a hierarchy. Every human was born with the same soul hierarchical system and in that system the MIND IS…
Hierarchy of the Soul part 1
Oct 28, 2019 • 15 min
There are three members of the soul MIND -EMOTIONS AND WILL. Though this is relatively common knowledge what isn’t commonly known is that the soul has a hierarchy. Every human was born with the same soul hierarchical system and in that system the MIND IS…
Collaborative Thinking part 2
Oct 21, 2019 • 25 min
One of the first things Jesus taught his disciples was the power of collaboration. We are built to collaborate and there are people looking for you to add value to them through working with you. This teaching examines the importance of finding your…
Collaborative Thinking part 1
Oct 14, 2019 • 20 min
One of the first things Jesus taught his disciples was the power of collaboration. We are built to collaborate and there are people looking for you to add value to them through working with you. This teaching examines the importance of finding your…
Skin In The Game part two
Oct 6, 2019 • 17 min
If you have NO skin in the game then you’re not in the game. You may be at the game, believe in the game, know people in the game or even be an expert in the game but if you have no skin in it your a spectator. Jesus was the ultimate skin in the game…
Skin In The Game part one
Sep 29, 2019 • 17 min
If you have NO skin in the game then you’re not in the game. You may be at the game, believe in the game, know people in the game or even be an expert in the game but if you have no skin in it your a spectator. Jesus was the ultimate skin in the game…
Leadership - Control your people dosage
Sep 26, 2019 • 3 min
Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media - @PaulScanlonuk Don’t forget to subscribe, and…
Diplomatic Immunity part two
Sep 22, 2019 • 19 min
On only one occasion Paul uses the term AMBASSADOR to describe the nature of his calling. I believe that this metaphor more than any other he used gives us rare insight into how Paul was able to persevere in the face of so much personal suffering. All…
Wisdom - Stop being so helpful
Sep 19, 2019 • 4 min
Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media - @PaulScanlonuk Don’t forget to subscribe, and…
Diplomatic Immunity part one
Sep 15, 2019 • 18 min
On only one occasion Paul uses the term AMBASSADOR to describe the nature of his calling. I believe that this metaphor more than any other he used gives us rare insight into how Paul was able to persevere in the face of so much personal suffering. All…
Servant Leadership
Sep 13, 2019 • 4 min
I’m thrilled to be releasing my new SERVANT LEADERSHIP video series. I’ve never known a time at both the macro global level and the micro daily customer service level where an issue has ever been more pervasive. We are experiencing a global revolution…
Finding Your Peloton part 2
Sep 8, 2019 • 19 min
Peloton is a cycling term that describes the main group of riders who’s role is to escort, chaperone and bodyguard their principle rider to victory. The PELOTON exists to surround the sprinter so that their bodies absorb the wind and reduce the drag on…
Wisdom - Hidden Seasons
Sep 5, 2019 • 5 min
Hidden seasons are those times in your life where you can feel isolated and even invisible to others who used to notice you. Hidden seasons are times when God “hides” you as it were in order for you to press RESET on your life to prepare you for your next…
Finding Your Peloton - part one
Sep 1, 2019 • 24 min
Peloton is a cycling term that describes the main group of riders who’s role is to escort, chaperone and bodyguard their principle rider to victory. The PELOTON exists to surround the sprinter so that their bodies absorb the wind and reduce the drag on…
Wisdom - Eat less, move more
Aug 30, 2019 • 4 min
Another strategy tip for a great year! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Love is not a gift, it’s a baton
Aug 26, 2019 • 37 min
LOVE IS NOT A GIFT IT’S A BATON…based on the parable of the unmerciful servant who received mercy but didn’t pass it on … once batons become owned love stops flowing…we are carriers of the baton of love, grace, mercy and forgiveness not keepers… church…
Wisdom - Learn to say no
Aug 23, 2019 • 7 min
Another strategy tip for having a great year! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Benefits of Crazy Friends
Aug 19, 2019 • 32 min
We all need some crazy people in our lives, I don’t mean weird or unbalanced but people who think outside the box and when others are saying it can’t be done they say why don’t we try this! Sane is overrated when it comes to needing a breakthrough. Thank…
Leadership - Always bring your A-Game
Aug 16, 2019 • 6 min
Another strategy for a great year! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media - @PaulScanlonuk…
The Adjustment Bureau
Aug 12, 2019 • 50 min
The Adjustment Bureau is heavens alterations service. Sometimes the way that we interpret our lives is so inaccurate that God decides to intervene by editing our inner narrative. The way that Joseph saw his life was recorded in the naming of his two sons…
Wisdom - Talk less, listen more
Aug 9, 2019 • 5 min
Another strategy tip for a great yea! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Blind Spots
Aug 5, 2019 • 42 min
There’s three perspectives of you, there’s what lots people know about you or we could say the PUBLIC YOU. There’s what only you know about you or the PRIVATE YOU. Then there’s what others know about you that you don’t know about you and that’s called a…
Leadership - Change your mind about one thing every day
Aug 2, 2019 • 7 min
Number 7 of my 10 strategies for a great year! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
I spoke to my parents for the first time in 30 years
Jul 30, 2019 • 6 min
In this episode Paul shares about speaking with his parents for the first time in 30 years. Thank you to all those who have commented about how this has helped you, please help me share this with those who it can help. Thank you for listening to the…
The Centurion Factor
Jul 28, 2019 • 32 min
The Centurion Factor is the kind of faith that gets God to do things nobody knew he could, would, or should do. Centurion Factor People are outside the box thinkers, game changers and God amazers. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with…
Leadership - It’s not you, it’s your thinking
Jul 25, 2019 • 7 min
You and your thinking are not the same thing. You are not a hostage to your own trains of thought. You don’t need to board that train anymore because you don’t live or have any business where that trains going. You can change trains, tracks and schedules…
Who’s Pushing Them In?
Jul 21, 2019 • 39 min
“YOU CAN ONLY RESCUE SO MANY DROWNING PEOPLE FROM THE RIVER BEFORE YOU HAVE TO GO UPSTREAM TO FIND OUT WHO’S PUSHING THEM IN” (Archbishop Desmond Tutu) This is a message about how the world is waking up to the realisation that the long term answer to…
Wisdom - Average to Awesome
Jul 18, 2019 • 3 min
You can’t get to awesome, without going through average! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social…
The Shibboleths That Divide Us
Jul 14, 2019 • 40 min
THE SHIBBOLETHS THAT DIVIDE US. Shibboleths are any custom, belief, principle or even jargon and methodologies that separate us. In the bible story where we first find the word it cost thousands of men their lives just because they couldn’t pronounce…
Communication - Beware Stereotyping
Jul 11, 2019 • 3 min
Communication tip - Beware stereotyping! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Erroneous Transfers
Jul 7, 2019 • 39 min
ERRONEOUS TRANSFER was a term I’d never heard until I called my energy supplier to complain about my consistently high electricity bill. They told me that I was involved in an erroneous transfer with my neighbour which means that I was paying his much…
Wisdom - Reduce Drama
Jul 4, 2019 • 5 min
Take a drama break! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media - @PaulScanlonuk Don’t forget…
Stand Up Chameleons
Jun 30, 2019 • 36 min
This message is about mastering the art of ADAPTABILITY and BLENDING IN so that we can serve and influence those who don’t share our worldview. The apostle Paul became all things to all men… Moses blended in for years so did Esther, Joseph and Daniel.…
Leadership - Good listening can improve poor speaking
Jun 27, 2019 • 16 min
Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media - @PaulScanlonuk Don’t forget to subscribe, and…
Leftovers - the miracle of the discarded
Jun 23, 2019 • 45 min
Following the feeding of the 5000 Jesus instructed the disciples to gather all the LEFTOVERS he was adamant that their should be no waste. There’s always a miracle in what you don’t want, need or have too much of. Leftovers are the for those who weren’t…
Wisdom - Common Enemy Intimacy
Jun 20, 2019 • 5 min
Brene Brown writes about ‘common enemy intimacy’ as a fake connection between humans. To gather around what we both hate instead of love is no work at all. It is effortless to bond with fellow haters but that bond is inauthentic and dangerous. Thank you…
The Power Of Imaginary Friends
Jun 16, 2019 • 45 min
God told the 100 year old childless Abram to look up and try to count the stars because his descendants would be that numerous. Those stars became his imaginary friends, those stars were us and millions like us. We are the only species on the planet…
Leadership - No Ox, No Achievement
Jun 13, 2019 • 5 min
Solomon tells us in the book of Proverbs that where there’s no OXEN the manger or work place is clean. I know that’s all a bit too agricultural for most of us but metaphorically it’s still so true today. In other words the OX is ugly, smelly, sweaty and…
Tyranny is the deliberate removal of nuance
Jun 9, 2019 • 35 min
TYRANNY IS THE DELIBERATE REMOVAL OF NUANCE. The word NUANCE is from the French word meaning ‘shades’ and in this very divided world we need to appreciate different shades more than ever. Everything has become…
Wisdom - They Devoted Themselves
Jun 6, 2019 • 12 min
If you could take an early church believer and put them into today’s church they’d be shocked at what most leaders spend their time doing. The book of Acts tells us that the early church DEVOTED THEMSELVES (Acts 2:42) to personal growth and community…
Left handed leadership in a right handed world
Jun 2, 2019 • 48 min
Left handed leadership in a right handed world is about what the 90% right handed world can learn from the 10% left handers. Left handers despite their tiny minority have had a massive effect on human history. Militarily, architecturally, musically and in…
Leadership - Struggles & Strength
May 31, 2019 • 6 min
IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND MY STRUGGLE YOU WILL MISUNDERSTAND MY STRENGTH A persons strength is governed by the struggle they’re in. Because we are more aware of the strength than we are of the struggle behind it we often misread them. If you can’t find out…
Bricks Without Straw
May 27, 2019 • 29 min
he difference between liberation and freedom is an enemy not a friend. Friends create comfort but enemies create movement. Without an enemy your present is permanent. God used Pharaoh and the bricks without straw scenario to force movement amongst a…
Wisdom - Prison run by friends
May 24, 2019 • 5 min
Maybe you keep choosing to live in jail but don’t realise it. You don’t realise it because you feel ‘free’ in the company of friendly jailers. It feels safer living inside the cell of certain people’s acceptance and approvals, than it does to break out…
Step Out of Stuck
May 20, 2019 • 38 min
STEP OUT OF STUCK based on the encounter Jesus had with the severely disabled man waiting for a miracle at the pool of Bethesda in John 5. This poor man was not only paralysed and stuck physically but also mentally emotionally and relationally. He was…
Wisdom - Keep 2% of you back
May 16, 2019 • 8 min
John tells us that Jesus wouldn’t entrust himself to people because he knew what people were like. (John 2v24) I call this always keeping a little 2% of you back that you never give to another person. A piece of you that you never entrust to anyone but…
Transition Generation
May 13, 2019 • 45 min
A ‘Transition Generation’ is one who has to be the bridge of continuity between the past and future. In any war the enemy always targets the bridges first because bridges connect, supply and bring together. The greatest transition generation of all time…
Leadership - 5 insights for creative people
May 10, 2019 • 8 min
Five insights about leading creatives and being creative 1: Drill sergeant, fan club president and therapist. 2: Tranquility breeds creativity 3: Creativity is the opposite of helplessness 4: we are all creative 5: creativity is divinity in disguise Thank…
Imposter Syndrome - 5 strategies to overcome it
May 6, 2019 • 38 min
Discover 5 strategies for overcoming imposter syndrome and share with those in your world! As many as 70% of us suffer from Imposter syndrome, many of them are women in a mans world like business or politics. Imposter syndrome is the persistent fear of…
Don’t Despise the Day of Small Beginnings
Apr 29, 2019 • 37 min
God told Zachariah not to despise small beginnings, because small, fragile, unstable, and unsupported beginnings can be so despicable. If God warns us not to despise our beginning it’s because he knows something about beginnings that we don’t. He knows…
Meaning is Forged not Found
Apr 22, 2019 • 38 min
Meaning isn’t found its forged and yet there are so many people who offer meanings to explain and tidy up life. Destiny and meaning are two different things God decides destiny but you decide meaning. A flawed meaning can derail destiny because our…
Leadership - Strategic Quitting
Apr 19, 2019 • 7 min
Winners keep winning because they regularly quit. The difference between quitters and winners isn’t that one quits and the others don’t, it’s that winners quit strategically not reactionary. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul…
The Agony of Divine Delay
Apr 15, 2019 • 33 min
This message is for anyone living in the agonising delay between tragedy striking and God intervening. It’s about the times in our lives when God seems absent, invisible, deaf, silent and indifferent to our pain and suffering. Abraham, Moses, Joseph, Job…
Acceptance Precedes Change
Apr 8, 2019 • 35 min
This was ‘THE’ defining issue in the early church and in my opinion it’s still a huge issue for us. God accepts us without first requiring any change from us, because his acceptance can’t be earned, it’s a grace gift. We however have behaved as if…
Wisdom - Improve your taste in people
Apr 5, 2019 • 4 min
Your taste in people will improve the more you appreciate you! Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his…
The Millionaire Next Door
Apr 1, 2019 • 45 min
Based on the book by the same title, this looks at how to become long term financially strong. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on…
Wisdom - Fan Clubs & Fight Clubs
Mar 29, 2019 • 8 min
Recently I was in a community centre and the complex and contradictory range of groups listed in the lobby who used the venue was vast and reminded me of something I once heard @bishopjakes say about the mixture in us humans. They had everything from FAN…
Individual Brilliance
Mar 25, 2019 • 39 min
There is no I in team…but there are 5 in Individual Brilliance. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his…
Leadership - Opinions come with energies
Mar 22, 2019 • 3 min
Opinions come with energies attached, in fact the energy is often far stronger than the opinion. An opinion fades in the memory but its energy lingers in the soul so stay away from OPINIONATED PEOPLE. It’s not their opinion that troubles you weeks later…
The Cathedral In Your Heart
Mar 18, 2019 • 56 min
Cathedrals took over 200 years to build. The cathedral in your heart is about committing to dreams and visions that we know we will never live to see finished. It’s about planting trees under whose shade you will never sit but your children and their…
I am your problem, but my surname is solution part 2
Mar 11, 2019 • 44 min
Every problem has within it a solution, and we are hardwired for solutions, you are a problem-solving machine. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share…
Wisdom - Toxic People
Mar 7, 2019 • 3 min
Forgiveness doesn’t mean that you have to rebuild the relationship as if to prove how forgiving you really are. Sometimes the best you can do and all you should do is set yourself free and wish them well from afar. Thank you for listening to the Growing…
I am your problem, but my surname is solution part 1
Mar 4, 2019 • 37 min
Every problem has within it a solution, and we are hardwired for solutions, you are a problem-solving machine. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share…
iChurch
Feb 23, 2019 • 48 min
iChurch is a lesson about generational interface from my experience of trying to get my new iPad and older laptop to connect and communicate. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please…
Leadership - Opinions come with energies
Feb 21, 2019 • 3 min
Opinions come with energies attached, in fact the energy is often far stronger than the opinion. An opinion fades in the memory but its energy lingers in the soul so stay away from OPINIONATED PEOPLE. It’s not their opinion that troubles you weeks later…
Enlarging your circle of love
Feb 16, 2019 • 41 min
Living with an ever enlarging circle of love. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode with Paul on his social media -…
Ep. 2 - Top 10 strategies for 2019 part 2
Feb 10, 2019 • 27 min
These ten strategies are not willpower based New Year’s resolutions or goals they are intentional actions that will strengthen your body, soul and spirit. They are ten things that are aimed at assisting your personal development at every level of life. I…
Wisdom - Jesus was not a Christian
Feb 7, 2019 • 6 min
What we call Christianity was created by people not God. Jesus is bigger than Christianity, he’s not a joiner of groups or the head of a denomination. He’s not a fan of religion which Christianity has often been reduced to. All forms of tribalism were…
Ep. 1 - Top 10 strategies for 2019 part 1
Feb 3, 2019 • 26 min
These ten strategies are not willpower based New Year’s resolutions or goals they are intentional actions that will strengthen your body, soul and spirit. They are ten things that are aimed at assisting your personal development at every level of life. I…
Simplify Your Life
Jan 31, 2019 • 44 min
Do you need to simplify your life? Complexity is costly on many fronts mentally, emotionally, relationally and financially and we really can’t afford it. Here’s 7 ways to simplify your life. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul…
The Importance of PLAY
Jan 29, 2019 • 35 min
We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing. Thank you for listening to the Growing Big People with Paul Scanlon podcast, we want to hear from you so please keep in touch with us and share your thoughts on this episode…
Wisdom - Common Ground
Jan 29, 2019 • 3 min
In this divided world commit to finding common ground with people who see things differently to you. Unlike uncommon ground common ground has to be sought after because we are increasingly defaulting to our differences. You have more in common with people…
Image of Self - part 3
Jan 29, 2019 • 36 min
We were all created in the image of God; therefore God has a self image. We are like God and God is like us. Often our self image is unrealistic, we think ourselves capable of or ready for something we aren’t. Like Peter promising he would never forsake…
Image of Self - part 2
Jan 29, 2019 • 39 min
We were all created in the image of God; therefore God has a self image. We are like God and God is like us. Often our self image is unrealistic, we think ourselves capable of or ready for something we aren’t. Like Peter promising he would never forsake…
Image of Self - part 1
Jan 29, 2019 • 42 min
We were all created in the image of God; therefore God has a self image. We are like God and God is like us. Often our self image is unrealistic, we think ourselves capable of or ready for something we aren’t. Like Peter promising he would never forsake…
Leadership - Changed focus
Jan 29, 2019 • 3 min
Be intentional about endings because a weak finish can hinder a strong start. Endings don’t have to be pretty or tidy some are like tying down a tent rope in a storm at night. The environment is often too hostile and you don’t have the the luxury of lots…
Excellence - Q&A Interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 34 min
Excellence is the Cinderella of Church life. One of my greatest challenges as a pastor here in the north of England was to create a culture of excellence in everything we did. Having seen so many churches being run by the two ugly step sisters of ‘it’ll…
Communication - Q&A interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 34 min
In this interview Tom and I speak on the topic of Communication, for all communication fields from public speaking, one on one, small groups, to social media etc. Here are some of the questions we chat about. Since you have stopped pastoring, what are…
Self Awareness part 2 - Q&A interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 13 min
In this part we talk about the importance of creating margin in your life, an inner space between your sweet spot and burn out. We talk about the importance of doing more of what you love. The self awareness of Jesus and God’s desire to live his life…
Self Awareness part 1 - Q&A interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 14 min
In this edition Tom and I discuss the importance of developing Self Awareness. We talk about developing a relationship with yourself, learning to live from the inside out rather than from outside in. We are not thermometers simply reflecting our external…
Young Professionals part 2 - Q&A Interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 21 min
In this interview, Tom asks me questions that I often get asked by young professionals around the world like. Calling vs career, work/life balance and how to be entrepreneurial when surrounded by employed people. How to manage full time employment and…
Young Professionals part 1 - Q&A Interview
Jan 25, 2019 • 22 min
In this interview, Tom asks me questions that I often get asked by young professionals around the world like. Calling vs career, work/life balance and how to be entrepreneurial when surrounded by employed people. How to manage full time employment and…