Closing the Geographic Gap for Remote Teams

How did 16 regional fundraisers from HOPE International, each working from remote offices, increase annual giving by an average of 17 percent? (The answer may surprise you.) These results are the byproduct of creating a culture of healthy communication, one of our 8 factors of a flourishing workplace, and implementing it consistently, clearly and creatively, regardless of…

8 Factors of a Flourishing Workplace

It’s easy to recognize a flourishing workplace. It is a culture of growing mutual trust, transparency and unity. Top to bottom, it’s a culture where people look forward to coming to work every day because they feel so engaged. It’s a culture where everyone is working together because they not only believe in the organization’s…

Moving Your Culture From Toxic to Healthy

In 2011, Craig Warner, Executive Director for The Gideons International, winced at a report confirming the organization’s culture was flat-out toxic. He’ll spare you the gory details in exchange for sharing an even better story. Challenge Astute, aware and involved soon after settling in at the ministry’s international headquarters in Nashville, Warner admitted, “I knew…

How Active Listening Leads to a Flourishing Culture // Tom Bennett, Santa Fe Christian Schools [Videocast]

Welcome to our first video Positive Core Series Podcast.  In this episode I interview Dr. Tom Bennett the Head of Schools for Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, California.  Listen, as Tom discusses the steps that led to the transformation of their culture and impact. [vimeo id=”110031812″ height=”320″ width=”574″ marginbottom=”15″] Santa Fe Christian Schools has…