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Courage to Lead

Every leader needs a coach. CourageToLead helps high-capacity leaders, teams, and organizations grow healthier and grow faster by pairing them up with the right coach that will walk with them through a season of life to break through growth barriers and navigate the challenges that come with growth. We offer one on one coaching, on-site coaching, and team coaching, fit to meet the need of each individual leader.

Special Resources for the ARC Family

The #1 Missing Ingredient In Your Leadership

It’s a simple word, really. Yet, in 20+ years of coaching it’s also the thing we see missing most often in leaders, teams and organizations. What is it? Accountability. Most leaders don’t need another podcast, another book or another conference…they need accountability. Strategies and systems work when we are accountable to another person to execute them. Here Shawn introduces you to part of the CourageToLead coaching framework: The 5 Pillars of Accountability.

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4 Differences Between Healthy & Unhealthy Teams

Healthy isn’t easy. Especially on a team! Every team has to fight maintain a healthy culture. The differences between a healthy team and an unhealthy team can be subtle. What appears healthy on the outside may harbor conditions robbing teams of effectiveness. Here are four differences that exist between healthy and unhealthy teams.

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Maintaining Our Poise As A Leader

In my observation after leading and coaching for over two decades, the best leaders are able to be present in crisis without losing their “poise.” These are crazy days in which we are leading and building the Church, requiring stability in leadership more than ever. Here are 10 practical attributes of leaders who maintain their poise…regardless of the situation.

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Shawn Lovejoy


Shawn is the Founder & CEO of His heart beats for coaching leaders through what keeps them up at night. Shawn has been a successful real estate developer, church planter, megachurch pastor, and successful entrepreneur and leadership coach. facilitates leadership growth and organizational health for leaders all around the globe. Shawn developed the GearsofGrowth® Assessment for Leaders and the Gears of Personal Growth® for Leaders. Shawn now leads a team of coaches through CourageToLead who coach leaders through what keep them up at night! Shawn is the author of three books. Be Mean About the Vision: Preserving and Protecting What Matters, released with Thomas Nelson Publishers in 2016. Shawn’s latest book The Measure of Our Success: Your Path To Significance, Satisfaction, & Leading Yourself To The Next Level releases nationally in April, 2019! Shawn has been married (for a quarter of a century!) to his partner and best friend Tricia Lovejoy, and they have three children: Hannah, Madison, & Paul. They all call Birmingham, AL home.