Month: February 2024

Ep. 10 Grief and Loss (Part 2): Mentored Podcast

Ep. 10 Grief and Loss (Part 2): Mentored Podcast

Episode 10  Grief and Loss (Part Two)

Welcome back, dear listeners, to another soul-stirring episode of The Mentored Podcast. Today, we’re diving into Part Two of our heartfelt series on “Grief and Loss” with the ever-insightful Carson Pue and the late, great Dr. Martin Sanders.

If you thought Part One was a rollercoaster of emotions and enlightenment, strap in because Part Two is like the second drop on that massive rollercoaster – you know it’s coming, but it still takes your breath away. And having Dr. Sanders’ voice grace our episode today is nothing short of God’s grace. It’s like he’s here with us, guiding us through our grief even after his death.

In today’s episode, Carson and Dr. Sanders delve deeper into the nuances of navigating through the murky waters of grief and loss. They share stories that’ll have you nodding in agreement, shedding a tear, or even chuckling because, let’s face it, life’s too short not to find humor in the human experience.

Why tune in? Because, my friends, this conversation is more than just talk. It’s a lifeline, a beacon of hope for anyone who’s ever lost someone or something dear. It’s about finding light in the darkest of places and learning how to carry that light forward.

So, whether you’re here because you’re seeking solace, curious, or simply love the sound of our voices (and who could blame you?), know this: You’re in the right place. We’re all in this together, learning, growing, and “all stumbling heavenward” as our producer Roy Salmond once sang. So, let’s embark on this journey of understanding and healing together. Remember, it’s not just about coping with loss; it’s about transforming our pain into something meaningful, something that propels us forward.

So, grab your favourite comfort snack, settle in, and let’s get ready to listen, learn, and perhaps even laugh a little. This is The Mentored Podcast, and you, my friend, are exactly where you need to be.

Ep. 09 Grief and Loss Part One: Mentored Podcast

Ep. 09 Grief and Loss Part One: Mentored Podcast

Welcome to a special two-part episode of the Mentored Podcast, where we gather to explore life’s most profound lessons and uplift each other through the power of shared experiences. Today, we delve into a topic with profound timeliness and poignancy – grief and loss. Since the passing of our dear friend Martin on January 8, 2024, this theme has taken on a newfound significance, reminding us of the fragility of our time here on Earth.

Though brought together by friendship and a shared passion for mentoring leaders, Carson and Martin also share an unfortunate common experience of losing their wives prematurely. The impact of their losses has been profound, and in facing this truth, they’ve realized the profound wisdom in not numbering our days. This realization has become the driving force behind creating this podcast series to share their wisdom in case one day they are not here to do so. In the recordings, you will hear how they embrace the full spectrum of life’s experiences and bring light to the shadows of loss that touch us all.

In today’s episode, part one, we aim to uncover the transformative power of discussing loss in the context of mentoring. By exploring this deeply human experience, we believe we can offer insights and wisdom that will resonate with leaders and individuals who seek to grow, heal, and better themselves.

So join us as we venture into this sacred space of shared understanding, reflection, and hope. Let’s embark on this journey together, knowing that our stories of grief and loss can become beacons of empathy and inspiration for all those who seek solace and growth in the face of adversity.

In Memory of Martin

In Memory of Martin

Hello everyone, welcome to a special mini-episode of Mentored. I’m your host, Carson, and today, we have an episode that was hard to record and is very close to my heart. We’re here to honour the memory of a man who has made an indelible impact on our lives, our leadership journeys, and the world. Today, we remember my friend and cohost, Dr. Martin Sanders and share his sudden passing on January 8, 2024.

Dr. Sanders was not just a mentor to many; he was a catalyst for change and a visionary in the truest sense. As the founder and president of Global Leadership Inc. since 1995, he dedicated his life to nurturing leaders across the globe, fostering character growth, and sowing seeds of transformation in over 30 countries.

His role as Director of the former Alliance Theological Seminary doctoral program further showcased his commitment to leadership development. His wisdom, compassion, and unwavering faith left an indelible mark on those fortunate enough to cross paths and study with him.

I remember once, during one of our many conversations, Martin said something that’s remained with me. He said, ‘Leadership is about being intentional. It’s about shaping character, not just skills.’ He lived and led by this principle, and it’s a sentiment that’s echoed throughout our Mentored podcast series.

So even though Martin is gone from us in this world,

As we remember Martin, we also look ahead, committed to carrying on his legacy. Mentored Podcast will continue and over the coming episodes, we’ll continue to delve into the principles that Martin held dear – character development, intentional growth, the soul of leaders. We will still be able to hear that unique voice as we share stories, anecdotes, and insights that help mentor leaders. In this way we get to reflect on the lessons he’s left us with.

Finally, I want to take a moment to say how much I appreciate that we were able to capture a year’s worth of episodes with Dr. Sanders on Mentored. His teachings, his wisdom, his laughter – they are with us, forever encapsulated in these episodes, and we hope they continue to guide and inspire you as they have us.

So, join us today as we remember, reflect, and celebrate the life of a truly remarkable man and my close friend, who has now joined his beloved Dianna and is cheering us on from a heavenly vantage point. – Dr. Martin Sanders.”