A Performance Review Program that Adds Up! A CapinCrouse Case Study

Can you afford to let your employees’ work suffer by ignoring regular performance reviews? Meet the organization that wisely said, “No.” Need: With 120 employees spread among four regions coast-to-coast, the public accounting firm CapinCrouse had a goal: to create a uniform evaluation process that could fulfill the firm’s dual-commitment to develop their employees’ professional…

Purposeful Goals, Relationships And Compensation Builds A Flourishing Culture

Fielder Church in Arlington TX is growing in joy and excitement among the staff and congregation. How do you recruit and retain the kind of stellar, gifted people that can make your ministry thrive? The answer, as one executive pastor discovered, may surprise you. Need: Four years ago, Fielder Church in Arlington, Texas was feeling…

Re-Energize Your Team By Implementing Creative Feedback Loops

Aware of morale issues among employees, families and students, plus declining enrollment several years ago, the two top leaders at Briarcrest Christian School in Memphis, Tennessee made a valuable discovery. . . . Need: “In a K-12 school like ours of more than 1,600 students from 1,000 families, served by 200 staff, you’re going to…

Building Trust Between Ministry Staff and Constituents Bears Fruit

What if you could increase the level of trust, openness and transparency both in your workplace and with your constituents, simultaneously—in the fun and sun of the great outdoors? Need: Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries was facing three unique challenges at once: 1) meet the state requirements of training and equipping foster and…

Scorecards Focus Ministry With Encouragement and Accountability: A CCO Case Study

Have you ever asked yourself, “Is what I am doing helping me reach my goals?” Need: That’s what regional leaders with the Coalition for Christian Outreach often lived with, as ministry with college students can be a tough thing to measure. The CCO’s EVP, Vince Burens, Board Chair in waiting, Ken Smith, and a few…

How Silo-Busting Builds Unity at C&MA Headquarters

    How a siloed mentality between ministry teams was transformed into a unified approach that’s creating greater Kingdom impact. Problem: Personality-driven differences and a traditional structure had produced a climate in which the Web Office and the core Technology Group of The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) found collaboration challenging. Says CFO Ken Baldes,…

News Flash! Personal Relationships Facilitate Unity: Case Study

Sensing frustration from leaders at its satellite campuses, a Christian university based in Jackson, Mississippi reaches out to make things better —only to receive an Oscar-winning show of thanks in return. Need: Imagine realizing that your practice of emailing policies and directives to your organization’s field offices isn’t working, and that it’s actually distancing you…

Trust In Leadership Facilitates Change

What happens when the world’s largest Christian sports league for kids experiences unprecedented growth? Human Resources Director Priscilla Moore candidly shares the challenging new realities facing Upward Sports. Need: “We’ve moved from a single service, creating Christian-based sport leagues for a half million youth, in 48 states to a shared service platform that now supports…