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7 Reasons Healthy Cultures Have More Fun

Fact: Healthy, flourishing organizational cultures are filled with people who know how to have fun. So why be serious about this? The Challenge It’s no laughing matter that every workplace culture has potholes and pitfalls—room for improvement. Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale was no exception. As part of improving their already-flourishing culture, leadership and staff identified…

Season 2 Episode 20: A Healthy Life Balance: Does It Matter? // Dave Ferguson, Community Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! “It’s great to work in your area of passion, but it can become toxic if you don’t have some boundaries.” These are the words of today’s guest, Dave Ferguson, the Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church, with 10 locations across the Chicagoland area. Listen to the…

5 Action Steps to Transform Your Culture’s Health in 1 Year

If you worked hard to change the health of your staff culture, how much improvement could you expect to see in one year? The Challenge Community Christian Church began in 1991 in Naperville, Illinois, with five friends just out of college who wanted to start an impact church that would reproduce itself and be the…

Season 2 Episode 19: How To Create Core Values That Work // Doug Sauder, Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! If you were a new leader in an organization, what would be an important first step to create a healthier culture? Today’s guest started with creating core values to take his church’s culture to the next level. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Join…

Could These 7 Core Values Help Save Your Culture?

The senior pastor of an 18,000-member church suddenly resigns. A bomb goes off: Shock and disbelief hit. Trust is shaken. Attendance and giving drop 20 percent. As the newly-appointed pastor, what do you do? How do you respond when the unity of the congregation, the health of the staff, the life of the church itself are…

Season 2 Episode 18: How to Transform Church Culture // Colby Burke, Willow Creek Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Transforming the workplace culture of a Christian ministry is a challenging proposition. Our guest today knows this for a fact, because he’s been a key part of transforming the employee culture of one of the largest, best known churches in the world. Listen in on…

Let These 3 Culture Protectors Work for You

The remarkable near-toxic-to-flourishing culture comeback at Willow Creek Community Church has inspired Christian leaders everywhere. How can the same three proven “culture protectors,” which helped transform Willow’s culture, work for your organization? The Challenge Willow Creek’s “before” story wasn’t pretty. In 2008, bubbling staff tensions with unfocused ministries, stressed budgets, people transitions, and a Great…

Season 2 Episode 17: Why Does Culture Matter? // Gary Schwammlein, Willow Creek Association

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Why does having a healthy staff culture matter? Is it really worth the effort? Does it ultimately impact your organization’s performance? Today’s guest has a fascinating response to this question. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today we have…

Cost of This Priceless Culture Makeover: $0.00

Discover the three zero-cost keys this President and CEO used to radically improve the organization’s culture, and you’ll wonder, “Why didn’t I think of that?” The Challenge After years of steady growth, the Willow Creek Association had survived the Great Recession (2008-12). By 2013, the WCA—known for helping Christians grow their leadership to maximize Kingdom…