In this episode of the 5 Leadership Questions podcast, Todd Adkins and Daniel Im are joined by Shaunti Feldhahn, author of For Women Only, For Men Only, and The Kindness Challenge. During their conversation, they discuss how finances impact marriage and how traveling for work affects leadership in the home.
“We’ve been studying why in our marriages we fight about money.”
“What we found out is that when we are sideways with each other about money, it’s not about the money.”
“So many of our marriages are really living separate financial lives.”
“We talked about that we as women don’t always understand what’s in the heart of our husband.”
“The average awesome loving husband has no idea that his wife still questions if she is lovable.”
“If the average man has that self doubt running under the surface and it is a raw nerve, then the average pastor man that nerve is probably that much more acute.”
“It was a step of obedience, and now I can’t imagine how I got throughout things without this.”
“Because we travel so much we don’t have the ability to do what most people think of as a date night.”
“It’s amazing the difference that it makes when I allow Jeff to be the leader that he is, rather than take charge and tell him what to do.”
“I’ve really had to learn the difference between bossiness and leadership.”
“Usually leadership is not a matter of being a director, it’s usually a matter of coming alongside someone and helping steer them.”
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