3 Practical Steps to Better Board Chair and CEO Collaboration

Discover the three action steps that can accelerate a new level of mutual respect and trust between your Board Chair and Senior Leader. And experience the clear benefits of a healthier culture and greater organizational impact. The Challenge What can a Senior Leader and a Board Chair do to better their working relationship and thus increase…

Season 2 Episode 29: How to Create a Healthy Leadership Transition // Vince Burens, Coalition for Christian Outreach

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Is your organization facing a major leadership change on the horizon? How can you create a healthy transition at the CEO level? And how might having a flourishing culture help in the process? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today’s guest…

5 Fail-Safe Strategies for a Successful Leadership Transition

Vince Burens was already transitioning into becoming just the third President/CEO in the 46-year history of the Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO), a Pittsburgh-based ministry transforming college students to transform the world. A member of the CCO’s Board of Directors said to him, “You should look at the CCO as a family business, because it’s the…

Season 2 Episode 28: How To Onboard New Employees for Success // Cate Given, Joni and Friends

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! You only have one chance to make a good first impression. And nowhere is that more true and relevant than in onboarding new employees. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Research has proven that an employee’s first impression of…

Onboarding Part 2: How To Maximize a New Hire’s First Day

Picture a new hire’s first day on the job: Nervousness. Apprehension. Excitement. So much on the line for the person and the organization. Yet Cate Given, Vice President of Human Resource Services for Joni and Friends, has created a way (with ongoing help from her superb team) to make sure every new employee feels welcomed, on the…

3 Organizational Traps You Need to Avoid . . . or Else

Sometimes it takes an outside professional (a.k.a., strategic management consultant) with the intelligence, experience and savvy to help you avoid the temptations that could disrupt your organization and even harm your workplace culture. Meet the best management consultant you may have never heard about and his “Three Leadership Traps” every leader must avoid. The Challenge…

Season 2 Episode 26: Books, Board Governance & Hoopla // John Pearson

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In this episode, Al has the great pleasure of talking with longtime friend, colleague and board and leadership consultant John Pearson. Join us for this fun and far-reaching conversation that covers everything from great leadership books, to board governance best practices, and even how to infuse…