The 6 Step Model for Effective Strategic Planning

What if you could advance (even accelerate) your organization’s ministry calling through a sustainable strategy that operates and functions immediately? You can! Read on for the proven approach and principled plan that can move your ministry forward. (The closing story, alone, is pure gold.) The Challenge Does any of this sound familiar? Many ministries are…

Ken Blanchard on The Biggest Leadership Challenge of Our Day

Ken Blanchard is: Co-author of the breakthrough best-selling book, The One Minute Manager Co-founder the global leadership development organization, Lead Like Jesus An A+ communicator with 3 timeless leadership insights for you! The Question While sitting with Ken Blanchard, there were at least 500 questions I wanted to ask him. Yet, with limited time, I…

I’m Sorry: 5 Powerful Ways to Sincerely Apologize

Have you ever felt –or dealt – the bitter, lingering taste of a failed apology? I bring this up because it doesn’t have to be this way – when you know the solution. The Challenge The looming possibility of mis-apologizing to someone can seriously affect both your relationship and your broader reputation throughout the organization. You don’t…

How to Develop Your Leadership Like Willow Creek

I want to give you one of the clearest, proven links between a flourishing culture and an effective, successful organization: developing outstanding talent. It comes your way today, courtesy of one of the most knowledgeable, respected leaders I know in the area of people management and development. I’d like to introduce you to Tara VanderSande, staff…

5 Practical Principles for a Trust-Based Organizational Culture

QUESTION: Is there a trusted way for your organization to get more done at a greater speed and at a lower cost? The answer is, “YES!”   The Challenge In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni says that a cohesive leadership team is the most important thing any organization can have. And the glue that…

In Case You Missed It: Top Posts & Podcasts of 2016 (So Far!)

Most read. Most listened to. Most popular. Here they are, our top-ranked blog posts and podcasts from the first half of 2016! These timeless truths, practical insights and inspiring stories from gifted Christian leaders show you how a thriving, healthy culture is essential to organizational success. We’ve even broken out the list by industry, so you can…