Joan Turley is an influential, empowering woman revealing her workplace experiences in her new book, Sacred Work in Secular Places. Through her journey, she shares how she overcame work-related depression to lead and love an amazing team!
Be ready to discover how to lead with love, enrich lives of others, inspire creativity, and foster a loyalty that can grow any company’s bottom line.
Joan Turley: A wife of 38 years, mother of two, and grandmother to 1 little blessing! Joan is a John Maxwell Certified Coach, Trainer, and Speaker. An encourager with a capital E. She is an influential communicator and a compelling speaker for creating and sustaining positive change in the workplace.
“He sent His word and He healed them.” ~ Psalm 107:20
Enjoy the multitude of topics discussed including depression, comparison, joy and love! You’ll discover many gems and understand how God can use you in the workplace, including in the home. Sit back and feel the joy of how God changes life one day at a time!
- Married and Family Life
- Changes in life
- Full time ministry
- Dark 30 to Dark 30
- Deep Depression
- Buried dreams
- What does God say about work?
- In the beginning
- Workplace depression
- What’s my why?
- What’s my purpose?
- Marathon of life
- Job satisfaction
- More than a paycheck
- Workplace platform
- Partnering with God
- Not enoughs
- I’m not smart enough.
- Tragedy in School
- Not enough polish
- Not enough leadership
- People and purpose
- CEO of the Family
- The importance of today
- Oh Snap!!
- A & B
- Sandpaper Friends
- Godly women in leadership
- Restoration plan in write ups
- Coping Techniques
“Everyone else was getting to live the dreams that I had and I was never gonna get to live them.” ~ Joan Turley
Quotes and statements within the interview:
“I never wanted to be a worker bee.”
“Most men lead quiet lives of desperation, and they go to the grave with a song still in them.” ~ Henry David Thoreau
“God is the author of work.”
“Work happened before the curse, before the fall.”
“I didn’t walk into joy right away.”
“Each job was preparing me for that sweet spot.”
“80% of the workforce hate their job.”
“Work was not just suppose to be about an income, but about an impact!“
“There’s no dichotomy between sacred and secular.”
“They are my image-bearer.”
“Love trumps education.”
“A heart to love, a heart to serve will trump everything.”
“It was really an attack on my womanhood.”
“I got polish!”
“God looks at the heart, man looks at the outside.”
“Put your people and purpose before the profits.”
“One day at a time.”
“Love well. Live well. Forgive often.”
“It is God’s job to judge. It’s the Holy Spirit’s job to convict. It’s my job to love.” ~ Rev. Billy Graham
“Just walk with them.”
“I rejoice in being a woman.”
“We are a leader for a purpose, not for a position.”
“You should not rebuke them unless in the same breath you can restore them.”
“I can choose for the highest good.”
“You cannot answer questions people aren’t asking.”
What has your story gifted you?
- Own your gifts.
“I was made for this!“
Resources mentioned in the episode:
“One step at a time leads to miles of greatness!”
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Music by Mandisa – Overcomer
Cover Art by Jenny Hamson