5 Reasons Why Improving Your Culture Matters

Get ready. In the list of “Nine Culture Breakthroughs,” below, I believe you’ll find what your workplace culture needs for your people to thrive and your organization to grow. The nine gems break out like this: 1-5-3.  One question. Five reasons. Three wins. Here we go. One question: Is everything going well inside your workplace…

It’s Important to Keep the Conversation Going for a Flourishing Workplace Culture

Do you think a flourishing workplace culture that significantly deepened trust among leadership and staff at all levels, has anything to do with Alpha USA celebrating 366,000 participants in 6,500 churches last year? Executive Director Craig Springer not only knows the answer, but he can also help you see what your own workplace culture might…

How Inspiring Leaders Build Unity in the Workplace

By surveying with BCWI three years in a row, Calvary Christian Academy in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, has built an incredible, thriving culture where people feel unified, productive and love coming to work. How did they do it?  The answer—and how it applies to what your culture is going through right now—might surprise you. No one…

Christine Talbot: Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Challenge Sexual harassment in the workplace. It’s one of the most significant, relevant issues before us, today. Christine Talbot, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, at World Vision U.S., takes the issue seriously. As you would expect from someone who wants the best for the 1,000 employees she oversees, Christine doesn’t mince words: “While sexual…

How to Create Unity Around Your Vision

There’s no question that vision is a critical, driving force in your organization. Vision is the rallying cry that excites passion in your team and gives everyone a common goal to strive for. I’m often asked to compare the differences between Christian workplaces and secular ones. As a man who has worked in both the marketplace and faith-based community, I…

6 Simple Strategies To Let Your Employees Know They’re Valued

Author and presidential speechwriter James Humes says, “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” Could there be any better illustration of this than what’s happening at Olivet Nazarene University? Here, their leadership shares six communication strategies you can implement today to ensure your employees know how valued they are. I marvel at leaders…

5 Ideas For Staff Development That Build Culture: “First Tuesdays” at Gateway Church

When the staff of Gateway Church in Dallas grew 25% in one year, there was good reason for excitement—and well-founded concern. Challenge: From its first Sunday morning worship service of 180 founding members at a Hilton Hotel in April 2000, to welcoming 26,000 weekend attendees on five campuses 14 years later, Gateway Church has never…