Every leader needs a coach. CourageToLead helps high-capacity leaders, teams, and organizations grow healthier and grow faster by pairing them up with the right coach that will walk with them through a season of life to break through growth barriers and navigate the challenges that come with growth. We offer one on one coaching, on-site coaching, and team coaching, fit to meet the need of each individual leader.

2229 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233

(813) 751-7572

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Shawn Lovejoy


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(678) 622-2117

Shawn is the Founder & CEO of CourageToLead.com. His heart beats for coaching leaders through what keeps them up at night. Shawn has been a successful real estate developer, church planter, megachurch pastor, and successful entrepreneur and leadership coach. CourageToLead.com facilitates leadership growth and organizational health for leaders all around the globe. Shawn developed the GearsofGrowth® Assessment for Leaders and the Gears of Personal Growth® for Leaders. Shawn now leads a team of coaches through CourageToLead who coach leaders through what keep them up at night! Shawn is the author of three books. Be Mean About the Vision: Preserving and Protecting What Matters, released with Thomas Nelson Publishers in 2016. Shawn’s latest book The Measure of Our Success: Your Path To Significance, Satisfaction, & Leading Yourself To The Next Level releases nationally in April, 2019! Shawn has been married (for a quarter of a century!) to his partner and best friend Tricia Lovejoy, and they have three children: Hannah, Madison, & Paul. They all call Birmingham, AL home.