Al Lopus is the Cofounder and CEO at Best Christian Workplaces Institute. He is an organizational culture and leadership consultant, coach, speaker and author.

How To Let the Aroma of Christ Transform Your Culture

It’s one of the most remarkable Christian organizations anywhere: a family of seven distinctive ministries united by a compelling five-word pledge. Preserving that promise is where the story gets interesting. I’d known Bob Lonac, President and CEO of CRISTA near Seattle, for years. And still, when I sat down with Bob, the situation he and…

Season 2 Episode 10: How To Transform Your Culture in 1 Year // Scott Evans, Outreach Inc.

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Imagine, for a moment, if you could significantly improve the health of your workplace culture over this coming year and see the growing satisfaction, camaraderie and productivity of your people. Today, you’re going to meet a leader who’s has done just that – significantly improve the…

5 Super-Practical Ways YOUR Culture Can Soar!

Today we’re sharing the surprising story of how a ping-pong table, a series of free lunches and the use of a GoPro camera, kayak or paddleboard (take your pick) transformed one organization’s culture—from teetering on the rocks to soaring off the charts! The Challenge In 1996, Scott Evans founded Outreach, Inc. with an audacious vision to…

Episode Encore: Spiritual Disciplines for the Leader’s Heart // Ruth Haley Barton, Transforming Center

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How does a busy Christian leader – with a full plate of responsibilities and activities – maintain an abundant spiritual life so they can effectively lead from that place? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, Al is talking with Dr. Ruth Haley Barton, the founder…

3 Takeaways from our Reader Survey to Strengthen Your Culture

We asked for your feedback. And you delivered. Thank you. Clear preferences from this year’s respondents–double the number over last year’s survey—have produced three significant, practical takeaways any organization, church and Christian-owned business can use to create a healthy, flourishing culture that can translate to increased organizational effectiveness. What can these three key findings mean…

Season 2 Episode 9: How to Implement a Strategic Planning Process // Greg Hawkins, Oak Hills Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Have you ever wondered if there’s a strategic planning process that’s effective, yet doesn’t take months to develop? Today, we’re talking with an innovator behind a proven strategic planning process that’s immediately functional and operational—and that works for both organizations and churches. Listen to the…

The 6 Step Model for Effective Strategic Planning

What if you could advance (even accelerate) your organization’s ministry calling through a sustainable strategy that operates and functions immediately? You can! Read on for the proven approach and principled plan that can move your ministry forward. (The closing story, alone, is pure gold.) The Challenge Does any of this sound familiar? Many ministries are…

Season 2 Episode 8: How to Focus Your Efforts for Greatest Culture Change // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Changing your workplace culture can be a daunting task. Leaders often wonder where to start. Which areas or initiatives should you focus on to have the greatest impact? Listen to the Episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/bcwinstitute/S2E8_Al_Lopus_Top_4_Factors.mp3 Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio On today’s podcast, we’re going…