How To Grow Your Organization Through Honest Feedback

How badly do you want to grow your organization? If you want greater numbers—plus more effective communication, teamwork and enjoyment of your people working together . . . The Challenge The C12 group is the largest network of round tables of Christian CEOs, business owners, and executives in North America. A 13-member team in San…

Why Do Millennials Matter to Your Organization?

75 million millennials (born from 1981-1997) are now assuming more leadership than ever in Christian organizations, churches, and businesses. What you need to know about the four ways today’s Millennials are shaking up Christian leadership and culture. The Challenge Bill Robinson knows millennials. As president of Whitworth University in Spokane, WA, (1993-2010), he engaged them…

Four Serious Culture Risks and a Solution to Each

Would you trust your organization to a highly-respected Boeing engineer and team leader who could to take your ministry to new heights? Please buckle your seatbelt in case there’s a little turbulence. The Challenge Meet Deborah Limb, Executive VP and COO of Seattle-based CRISTA Ministries, whose mission is to love God by serving people. She’s…

Meet the 148 Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2017

MERCER ISLAND, Wash. – The Best Christian Workplaces Institute today honors 148 ministries, churches, and Christian-owned businesses as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces.” These organizations participated in the online, confidential employee engagement survey between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017. It marks the largest number of annual certified honorees in BCWI’s 15-year history. The 148…

How to Honor Your Employees With A 5-Minute Exercise

It’s called the Honor Chair–four legs, two arms and one fantastic opportunity to affirm the gifts, character and contributions of every person on your team. Learn how this simple five-minute exercise can help take your organizational culture to the next level. The Challenge The story comes from Dawn Pearcy, Director of Organizational Development  at Calvary…

5 Culture-Boosting Ideas You Can’t Ignore

How can the serious challenges of a revered church in New York City echo the all-important question: “How do we improve our workplace culture?” The Challenge Imagine your church neighborhood is home to 15 million people. A new lease means the uprooting and resettling of 200 staff. Staff engagement and satisfaction (let alone effectiveness) is literally…

6 Ways to Build Trust Under a New Lead Pastor

When a longtime pastor retires, the elephant in the room is the curious congregation, sizing up the new head of staff and asking, “Can we trust you?” Meet an incoming pastor who answered this question with 6 stellar commitments to his staff and congregation. The Challenge In 2012, Shan Moyers (pronounced “Shawn”) stepped into his unforeseeable…

3 Practical Steps to Better Board Chair and CEO Collaboration

Discover the three action steps that can accelerate a new level of mutual respect and trust between your Board Chair and Senior Leader. And experience the clear benefits of a healthier culture and greater organizational impact. The Challenge What can a Senior Leader and a Board Chair do to better their working relationship and thus increase…