Small Moments Matter

America’s Best Hope 2013


In this 15-minute session, Karen Pence, the First Lady of Indiana and elementary school teacher of twenty-five years, discusses the importance of capitalizing on the small moments of life when we can most engage with those people we may not have the chance to directly challenge or teach. For Karen, it was her children. She asks, “Who’s on your stool?” 


Which point from Karen’s talk did you find most impactful? Why?
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Did you gain a specific insight into your life, work, or leadership? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this talk? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this talk in your life and/or work today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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We all have a chance to influence those around us, and often the influence we have comes in surprising moments. As you look at your work and your leadership style, remember to capitalize on the small moments where you can allow your presence with your people to transform them. 


For more information about America's Best Hope, or to attend next year's event, click here.