are christian leaders ignoring mental health

Are Christian Organizations Ignoring Mental Health?

Are Christian Organizations Ignoring Mental Health? It’s no secret. As a country, our workforce is stressed. In 2016, the CDC reported 71% of adults reported at least one symptom of stress, such as a headache or feeling overwhelmed or anxious. The engagement of your employees can be significantly impacted by their mental health, as well…

comprehensive list of communication and productivity tools for ministry

The Comprehensive List of Communication and Productivity Tools for Your Ministry

The Comprehensive List of Communication and Productivity Tools for Your Ministry Increased productivity and communication in the workplace are perhaps the two most widely cited areas of improvement we hear from leaders. BCWI’s research has shown that providing effective tools helps individuals and teams work more effectively. This is important for individuals to feel productive,…

The Complete Guide to the Eight Factors of a Flourishing Workplace

The Complete Guide to the Eight Factors of a Flourishing Workplace What does it mean to have a flourishing culture? It’s easy to recognize a flourishing workplace. It is a culture of growing mutual trust, transparency and unity. Top to bottom, it’s a culture where people look forward to coming to work every day because…

toxic workplaces 3 things leaders often miss

Toxic Workplaces: 3 Things Leaders Often Miss

Workplace culture affects employees and teams in a variety of ways. A healthy team is productive, has high employee engagement, and team members enjoy going to work. In a toxic workplace, productivity is stifled, drama ensues, and team members no longer enjoy (and perhaps even dread) going to work.   No leader wants a toxic workplace. Yet,…

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Barry Slauenwhite Named First Canadian Regional Director

Best Christian Workplaces Institute, the global consulting group whose mission is to help Christian organizations build a flourishing workplace culture, has named Barry Slauenwhite its first Canadian Regional Director. Slauenwhite, who recently completed 26 years as President/CEO of Compassion Canada, one of the country’s largest non-profit charities, comes to BCWI with four decades of leadership…

Record Number 189 Organizations Honored as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces”

Record Number 189 Organizations Honored as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces” MERCER ISLAND, WA – Today Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings of their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and December 2019.…

These Soft Skills Will Make You a Top Leader

These Soft Skills Will Make You a Top Leader The internal, private needs of a leader today, are not about the rational, analytical and strategic “hard skills “which, even though necessary, are not sufficient to meet all the expectations for effective organizational leadership. It’s actually the qualitative “soft skills” of behavior, practices, and attitudes that…