Lead. Travel. Pray. was started by dear friends who met at work about 10 years ago. We no longer work at the same organization – or in the same city! – but we have stayed connected through a lot of personal and professional changes. People & thought leadership, global travel, and faith are the main bonds that make our friendship so fulfilling. This site and podcast were created to share our passions with family and friends…and hope we make some new friends along the way!
LeadTravelPray.com is the brain child of Michelle, Rebecca & Sandy who were fortunate to land on the same work team about a decade ago. We have remained great friends and are excited for this opportunity to share our passions of leadership and travel in a way that also allows us to share how faith plays… Continue reading About Us
https://s3.us-east-2.amazonaws.com/ltppodcast/Ep5_changeLeadership.mp3 CEB Research – https://www.cebglobal.com/insights/change-management.html What tools or models do you think are most helpful to people leading change? Kotter’s Change Leadership model Kotter book – Our Iceberg is Melting Kotter book – XLR8 (Accelerate) David Rock’s SCARF model – video overview When you see someone who just has a knack for championing change, what… Continue reading Episode 5: Living through Change
Ugh, yeah…it’s a thing. A sad phenomenon that seems to likely be growing. Here is the best advice we found on how to guard against being secretly filmed at a hotel or rental: https://www.smartertravel.com/2018/03/14/check-hidden-cameras-hotel-vacation-rental/
Luckily we haven’t needed it yet, but we scan and email ourselves copies of our passports before a big trip. My parents like to take physical copies with them, but I have decided electronic copies are ok for now. What has worked best for you? Have you found this helpful in the event a passport… Continue reading Tip 77: Have copies of Passport
You don’t know what is possible until you ask. When checking in, see if there are options to upgrade for a better view. Often there is a cost, and you might find it’s not worth it. But sometimes the upgrades are complementary so it never hurts to ask! Why miss out on the beach view,… Continue reading Tip 76: Ask the hotel for available upgrades
Yesterday we shared a tip on making sure you carry toilet paper with you while visiting the island. That was honestly the best advice we got prior to our trip so it felt worthy a separate post. Here are some other tips: You will need a visa if traveling from the US. Airlines and cruise… Continue reading Tip 75: Cuba travel advice
This may sound like super odd advice, but I was so thankful the cruise line gave us a heads up before we disembarked at Cuba. Sadly most charter buses (cruise excursions, included) and restaurants in Cuba did not have toilet paper. Also, many tourist stops and restaurants charged a dollar for access to a bathroom.… Continue reading Tip 74: Take Toilet Paper to Cuba