Author Archives: Shelley Cochrane

Leading from the Sweet Spot

It is interesting to see how many practical skill sets talk about finding the sweet spot—the place where maximum results happen with the least amount of effort.  Sports are full of them. One of the first times I remember hearing an explanation of the concept was watching a tennis match. The commentator described how theContinue Reading

Equipping Leaders: Observations From Three Coaching Relationships

By Shelley Cochrane I have had the distinct privilege of coaching three ministry leaders in recent months: two men and one woman, all forty-something, all in new leadership roles in their organizations. Two of the organizations are large and structured; one is a new start-up. The two men are seasoned leaders who are changing fields;Continue Reading