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…

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…

Season 2 Episode 6: How To Be An Inspirational Leader // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! What is the primary driver that differentiates a flourishing Christian workplace from others? In our research, we have found that Inspirational Leadership is the most important factor in creating a healthy culture. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Inspirational Leadership is nothing…

Season 2 Episode 5: How to Apologize in the Workplace // Dr. Jennifer Thomas

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As a leader, what’s the best way to handle a mistake you or your team has made? As an individual, how do you reconcile damaged relationships that result from a mistake? Today, we will look at what makes a meaningful, effective apology when – as the…

Season 2 Episode 4: How to Give and Receive Feedback Well // Sheila Heen

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As a leader, what’s one of the hardest things you face at work? What’s the one thing you put off, the thing you avoid, the thing you absolutely do not look forward to?  If your answer is “having difficult conversations,” then you’re really going to…

Season 2 Episode 3: Building a Strategic HR Function // Giselle Jenkins, BCWI

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Is your Human Resource department providing you the strategic value it could or should?  We are seeing a sea shift in the role Human Resources plays in the church and Christian organizations. As we have worked with hundreds of Christian organizations, we are seeing the…

Season 2 Episode 2: Developing Outstanding Talent // Tara VanderSande, Willow Creek Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! There is little question about the significant influence Willow Creek Community Church has had on leadership development in the Christian world. A key to Willow Creek’s healthy, flourishing culture has been developing outstanding talent. How do they do it? The answer just might benefit your organization.…

Season 2 Episode 1: 3 Keys to Building Trust with Your Staff // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us today as we kick off Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In our listener survey last fall, the number one topic you were interested in hearing about is how to build a trust-based culture. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, our Communications Coordinator, Rachel Large, is…

Episode 59: Sustainable Strategy // Doug Mazza, Joni & Friends

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Our research indicates that one of the top four drivers of employee engagement is what we call Sustainable Strategy. So the question we’re going to explore today is: How does a Christian faith-based organization develop and execute an effective, even sustainable, strategy? Of the more than 700 organizations we’ve surveyed, Joni and Friends has consistently…