create a culture of empowerment
hold high beliefs about the people you lead
champion your team
• 1 Video teaching & 3 podcasts each week (+ 1 bonus podcast for church leaders)
• Weekly live Zoom calls with Steve and/or Phil Thursdays at 10:30 am PDT
• Church leaders will receive 3 additional monthly live Zoom calls with Steve
• Free ebooks of The Culture of Empowerment for business and church leaders
• Access to the course for 1 full year
• Opportunity to sign up for exclusive coaching with Steve or Phil (see more info below)
This option will provide two 30-minute sessions of one-on-one coaching with Steve or Phil.
Spots are limited to 15 per coach! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to save your spot.
Receive personal beliefs training to develop strategies to overcome self-limiting and influence-limiting beliefs
Identify lies limiting your personal victory and empowerment
Activate victorious mindsets in your life
Gain personalization of the content
Determine specific strategies for your situation on how to implement the concept of the culture of empowerment
Increase your personal level of communication skill and knowledge
Receive personal skill training with a program designed to meet your specific learning goals
Gain personalization of book content within the two coaching sessions with the possibility of a longer-term connection
Increase your knowledge and skill in enhancing the empowering culture in your situation
How much time should I set aside for this?
You can expect to invest about 2-3 hours a week for the 12 weeks of this course.
Is this just for church leaders?
No; this course is designed for leaders at any organization, whether in business, government, education, the arts, or media.
How is the course structured?
In this course, you'll learn through exclusive videos, podcasts, readings, and live interactions with Steve and Phil.
You'll also interact with Steve and Phil Backlund on weekly live Zoom calls.
When can I take this course?
The LIVE run of this course will start on June 14th 2021.
After this initial run, the course will only be available as self-paced and on-demand. You'll be able to take the course at your own speed but without the live interaction (Zoom calls) portion.
A lover of teaching, Phil believes one of the most important gifts he can give his students is the ability to communicate effectively in public, small group, interpersonal, and intercultural contexts.
Phil and his wife Judy currently call Ellensburg, Washington home. They value family and enjoy spending time with their three children & six grandchildren.
Professor of Communication Studies
Igniting Hope Co-Director