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
This is especially important if more than one of you are trying to book appointments for services at the same time. Consider booking a couple of months in advance – the more people you are booking for the earlier you should call to book. Doing this via phone rather than online can help to ensure… Continue reading Tip 96: Book Spa Appointments in Advance
It can be easy to buy souvenirs for yourself of others if you collect specific trinkets such as t-shirts, bottle openers, magnets, etc. However, many people do not have collectibles and yet we want to remember the trip. Consider buying something that you will regularly use, and it will remind you of the trip every… Continue reading Tip 95: Buying Souvenirs
There are many great locations to go to for retreat vacations that can be all inclusive with activities, accommodations, and meals that are healthy. Several websites can help you find the most popular destinations, here is one: https://www.travelandleisure.com/worlds-best/spa-getaways-in-us#golden-door-02. Two of the three of us on the podcast visited location #6 Lake Austin Spa Resort, which… Continue reading Tip 94: Retreat/Wellness/Spa Vacation
There are a many ways to research restaurants in advance to find new places to try and determine if making a reservation is important. Consider going online to Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives to find great local places you may not ordinarily select. Emeril Lagasse has restaurants in several cities that are amazing – check in… Continue reading Tip 93: Research Restaurants in Advance
There are locations that are known for a daily shower or summer storms. Pack accordingly so that the rain does not ruin your trip and create unnecessary hubbub trying to figure out plan B everyday. Consider packing plastic ponchos (they take up virtually no space so pack a few of them), an umbrella, and lightweight… Continue reading Tip 92: Expect Rain