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Mike Kai

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Lead a Team of Any Size (Mike Kai ep. 396)

Live Inspired Podcast with John O'Leary

Mike Kai is a pastor, leadership expert and host of the Pound for Pound Leader podcast. From humble + challenging beginnings, Mike learned firsthand that in order to lead a team, cultivating a healthy culture is key. Whether you're leading a small family or large company, today's conversation will help you practice excellence (not perfection!), move forward with intention and build sustainable change in order to leave a lasting legacy. Join us to learn real-life examples and practical principles that will inspire you to grow in any season of life and be reminded that the best of our days remain ahead. SHOW NOTES: The only astronaut from Hawaii, Ellison Onizuka, inspired Mike to pursue his dream to be a fighter pilot. Mike's kuleana: After learning he was becoming a young father, Mike abandoned his dream to provide for his family, losing sight of his purpose.  How Mike grew during a turbulent season: Discovered a relationship with God, cultivating self-worth and pursued a purpose, read dozens of books including Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill, The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino, and Tough Times Never Last but Tough People Do by Robert Schuller. Believe in hope. Mike's pain turned into anger as he developed homicidal + suicidal thoughts. Mike's advice from 28 years of marriage: Forgive quickly and freely, fight for unity and continue to date one another. To lead a team of any size, Mike builds like Soloman and sees like Sheba. Build better to finish better. Excellence is an accelerator, elevator, separator, and income generator. "Sometimes excellence gets a bad rap because people think it's another word for perfection, but it's not. Excellence is doing the very best you can with what you've been given."  Learn more about Mike Kai, including his Pound for Pound Leadership Podcast here. Get a copy of Mike Kai's book It Doesn't Just Happen here. If you enjoyed this episode... You'll love my conversation with Seth Godin. As a 20-time bestselling author, distinguished speaker and shares brilliant insights on life, success, failure, and the “audacity to settle for anything less than remarkable”. Listen to the ep. 356 Seth Godin now. MIKE KAI'S LIVE INSPIRED 7 Q. What is the best book you’ve ever read? A. The Greatest Salesman in the World by Og Mandino. Q. What is a characteristic or trait that you possessed as a child that you wish you still exhibited today? A. Curiosity. Q. Your house is on fire, all living things and people are out. You have the opportunity to run in and grab one item. What would it be? A. As many photo albums as I can. Q. You are sitting on a bench overlooking a gorgeous beach. You have the opportunity to have a long conversation with anyone living or dead. Who would it be? A. Coach John Wooden and Reverend Titus Cohen who pastored in Hawaii from 1840s-1870s and ask how the revival happen. Q. What is the best advice you’ve ever received? A. My pastor told me, "Don't buy the brand new car. Pay cash for everything. Save your money for a house." Q. What advice would you give your 20-year-old self? A. Don't be so emotional and be run by your feelings. Q. It’s been said that all great people can have their lives summed up in one sentence. How do you want yours to read? A. Whoever he was with, wherever he was, he loved people to the fullest.


23 Sep 2021

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Daniel:Furnaces + Dens with Pastor Mike Kai

Inspire Church

Pastor Mike Kai teaches us how to stand firm in our faith regardless of culture and external pressures. If you made a decision to follow Jesus, we'd love to take the journey with you! Click to Connect with our team at: http://www.Inspirechurch.live/online Get Pastor Mike's NEW book "That Doesn't Just Happen" at https://www.MikeKai.Tv We would love to connect with you-- To find out more about Inspire Church, visit us at: http://www.inspirechurch.live/online Facebook: Inspire Church Instagram: @inspirechurchtv Twitter: @inspirechurchtv Twitch: InspireChurch


14 Sep 2021

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Episode 53: The Impact of Excellence and the Power of Revival with Mike Kai.


In this episode Mike Kai had the opportunity to share about his new book 'That Doesn't Just Happen' in a special Instagram Live video. In it, he shares about the impact of excellence, the impact Christians can make in the world today, and the need for revival. Grab your copy of Mike Kai’s NEW book “That Doesn’t Just happen” at: www.MikeKai.TV Inspire Collective: Learn more about how you can be an influencer in your own communities and businesses, visit: https://www.inspirecollective.com —— Stay Connected! Website: http://MikeKai.tv Mike Kai Instagram: https://bit.ly/IGMikeKai Mike Kai Twitter: https://bit.ly/TWMikeKai Mike Kai LinkedIn: https://bit.ly/LIMikeKai #mikekai #poundforpoundleaderpodcast #leadership #inspirechurch #inspirechurchlive #churchonline#influencers #influencersnetwork #kingdombuilders


9 Sep 2021

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The Way Back: Repentance by Pastor Mike Kai

Inspire Church

Welcome to part 2 of The Way Back. Pastor Mike Kai shares biblical history and the path to repentance. Grab a notebook and get ready to take notes! Pre-order Pastor Mike's NEW book, "That Doesn't Just Happen" at: www.mikekai.tv ———— We would love to connect with you-- To find out more about Inspire Church, visit us at: www.inspirechurch.live Facebook: Inspire Church Instagram: @inspirechurchtv Twitter: @inspirechurchtv Twitch: InspireChurch #mikekai #chosen #churchonline #inspirechurch #inspirechurchlive #mikekaisermons #hawaii #waikele #mililani #honolulu #manila #faith #hope #love #God #church #believer


10 Aug 2021

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The Way Back: "Faith" by Pastor Mike Kai

Inspire Church

 Pastor Mike Kai kicks off our new series The Way Back with part one "Faith". Pastor Mike Kai shares about what the Bible can do for you.  You can pre-order Pastor Mike's Book, "That Doesn't Just Happen" at www.mikekai.tv Lean in, this message is essential for the world today! ———— We would love to connect with you-- To find out more about Inspire Church, visit us at: www.inspirechurch.live Facebook: Inspire Church Instagram: @inspirechurchtv Twitter: @inspirechurchtv Twitch: InspireChurch


2 Aug 2021

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Conversations on Excellence & Multisite Church : Phil Pringle with Mike Kai

C3 Church Global Podcast with Phil Pringle

Join Phil Pringle in a conversation with Mike Kai, Leader of the Inspire Network, as they discuss the excellence of God as well as pastoring and leading a multi-site church. Mike and Lisa Kai are devoted parents, pastors, and leaders, and this has translated to a thriving community of believers working to build the Church in the US. The Inspire Network hold conferences across the Hawaiian Islands, US Mainland and internationally, with 6 church sites currently planted.


28 Jul 2021

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Jonah - Ps Mike Kai

Inspire Metro Online

The deepest places can be the most sacred spaces. Join us for our Inspire Online Experience as we kick off the part 2 of the amazing story of JONAH! Set your reminders and get ready to lean in to the 🔥 word that God has prepared for you!--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/inspire-metro-online/message


18 Jul 2021

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The Secret Sauce to Making Life Work - Ps. Mike Kai

Awaken Church // AUDIO

Don't miss out on this power-packed message by guest speaker Ps. Mike Kai around EXCELLENCE!


30 May 2021

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Mike Kai on Customer Service

Inspire Collective Podcast

In this episode of the Inspire Collective Podcast, we’re sitting down with one of the co-founders of Inspire, Mike Kai! Mike is a lead pastor, author, speaker, and founder. Together, we’ll discuss his heart and vision for the Inspire Collective, some of his experiences as a lead pastor, and the importance of striving for excellence in all you do.


23 Apr 2021

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The Book of Judges: He So Judgy Part 5 by Pastor Mike Kai

Inspire Church

In "The Book of Judges: He So Judy Part 5”, Pastor Mike Kai talks about things we need before the battle. Lean in, this message is essential for the world today! —— We would love to connect with you-- To find out more about Inspire Church, visit us at: www.inspirechurch.live Facebook: Inspire Church Instagram: @inspirechurchtv Twitter: @inspirechurchtv Twitch: InspireChurch Periscope:@InspireChurchLive


17 Nov 2020