This is not a blog about about Real Housewives, business, or low-calorie alcohol. However, it ‘s a blog about following the path that God has for you.

So why am I writing about someone who is famous for Real Housewives, business, or low-calorie alcohol?

Because when you do figure out what God’s next step is for you, we need to use every resource and brain cell that He has given us to make that plan a reality. And this woman, has used a lot of brain cells.

When I talk about what I do for a living, I can no longer say “writer”. Writer doesn’t even begin to describe what I do. Yes, I write books, but I also speak, coach, network, market, and have products beside my book. You can call me an author, but I think the term “Authorepureneur” is a little bit closer to including all my activities.

It is the same for you and what you are trying to accomplish in life. If your leading a Bible study, it’s not enough to be a good teacher. The best leaders are also:

  • Marketers – they know how to advertise a class
  • Networkers – they know how to make connections and keep those women coming back for more
  • Social Media experts – keeping in touch and starting a Facebook page to keep in touch only adds to the study
  • Ministers – managing the needs of her group
  • Party Planners  – someone has to bring the snacks to keep those women coming back
  • Child care coordinator – nuff said

If you are a bible study leader, a ministry leader, a children’s ministry leader, a MOPS coordinator, your son’s room mom, or just a mom, multiple skills are required to make a success of your endeavor.

So here is are my questions that I would love for you to answer below:

1. What are you trying to do? Go back to school, start a business, lead a ministry?

2. What is something you need to learn to make you more successful (or get your started) on that God project?

If you are a speaker or author, check out my upcoming teaching session on building your platform.

Read Bettheny’s great article in CNN Money.


Kathi Lipp is the author of 17 books including Overwhelmed, Clutter Free, The Get Yourself Organized Project, The Husband Project, Happy Habits for Every Couple, and I Need Some Help Here – Hope for When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan. She is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp and speaks at conferences across the US. Kathi is published with Revell Publishers and Harvest House Publishers.

She and her husband Roger are the parents of four young adults in San Jose, CA. When she’s not dating her husband or hanging out with her puggle Jake, Kathi is speaking at retreats, conferences and women’s events across the US.

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