Embracing Healthy Conflict for Better Team Outcomes

Embracing Healthy Conflict for Better Team Outcomes

Embracing Healthy Conflict for Better Team Outcomes A flourishing workplace embraces task conflict and process conflict to move teams toward better decisions and outcomes. By differentiating between healthy conflict and relational conflict, a team can access the energy and benefits of passionate discussion, bringing many voices to the table to review alternate strategies and improve…

Why One-on-One Meetings Are Key to Your Team’s Success!

Why One-on-One Meetings Are Key to Your Team’s Success! At the heart of an intentional one-on-one meeting is the opportunity for supervisors to connect with team members as individuals. An effective one-on-one meeting strategy contributes to your team’s success by creating a pathway for clear, two-way communication, facilitating the exchange of valuable feedback, and promoting…

96 Organizations Honored as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces”

96 Organizations Honored as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces” MERCER ISLAND, WA – Today, Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honors 96 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for the first six months of 2021. After more than a year filled with unexpected challenges and obstacles, these organizations demonstrate exemplary workplace culture and exceed standards as healthy places to work. “Organizations certified…

3 Types of Essential Questions To Integrate New Leadership

3 Types of Essential Questions To Integrate New Leadership

3 Types of Essential Questions To Integrate New Leadership Asking and answering key questions facilitates the integration of a new leader with their team and others in an organization. The dialogue that a new leader engages in and encourages early in their tenure provides a foundation for future flourishing. During the first weeks and months…

What Does Healthy Church Culture Look Like?

What Does Healthy Church Culture Look Like?

What Does Healthy Church Culture Look Like? At BCWI, our vision is that the church should set the standard as the best, most effective place to work in the world. We have the privilege of working with dozens of churches around the country that desire to develop and strengthen healthy workplace cultures.  Over the years…

Attracting Young, Christian Talent

Attracting Young, Christian Talent

Attracting Young, Christian Talent Generation Z, or Gen Z, is the next generation of new employees about to enter the workforce. Once they do, experts expect this generation will account for 1 in 5 workers. Is your organization prepared to attract good talent – especially young, Christian talent – and welcome this new generation onto…

Why Good Supervisors are Key in Building a Remote Work Culture That Works

Why Good Supervisors are Key in Building a Remote Work Culture That Works

Why Good Supervisors are Key in Building a Remote Work Culture that Works Remote work arrangements are nothing new and prior to 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic, were on the rise.  And then, suddenly, last March, organizations that had never considered allowing employees to work from home were forced to pivot. As the country went…

Understand and Leverage Healthy Communication Skills in the Workplace

Understand and Leverage Healthy Communication Skills in the Workplace

Understand and Leverage Healthy Communication Skills in the Workplace At Best Christian Workplaces Institute, we have identified Healthy Communication as one of the eight drivers of employee engagement in Christian organizations. Investing energy and creativity into growing your communication skills and equipping your team for healthy communication provides long-term benefits to your organization. “Communication is…