Characteristics of Healthy Teams and Simple Steps to Resolve Conflict

Can creating and sustaining “Fantastic Teams” significantly transform the health of your workplace culture and thus increase your organizational impact? The answer is, “Yes—and yes!” “Fantastic Teams” is the first of the eight, essential factors that make up BCWI’s FLOURISH model. Before we get into the second driver, “Life-Giving Work,” next week, I want to…

Healthy Teams—An Ingredient for Successful Organizations

The Challenge Why are fantastic teams so vital to the health of your workplace culture and the success of your organization?  This week, in segment number five of our new, continuing series, “Eight Ways to Build a Flourishing Culture,” I put the question to Steve Macchia, Founder and President of LTI, Leadership Transformations, Inc. Over…

Record Number of Organizations with a Flourishing Workplace

The Best Christian Workplace Institute (BCWI), today, announced that 177 organizations have been named as “Certified Best Christian Workplaces” for 2018. The honorees—including 68 churches, 57 parachurch ministries and 26 companies—is the highest number of healthy-to-flourishing organizations to receive “Certified” status since 2002, when BCWI introduced its Staff Engagement Survey, now the widely-used standard for…

How the FLOURISH Model Shines in MultiSite Organizations

Welcome to second installment in our continuing new series, “Eight Ways to Build a Flourishing Workplace Culture.” This week, Jim Tomberlin is one of the three highly-respected Christian leaders to highlight The FLOURISH Model—the cornerstone of BCWI’s global consulting work with more than 1,000 Christian organizations in the U.S., Canada, and around the world.  What lessons can a…

8 Ways to Build a Flourishing Workplace Culture

Welcome to the first in a series of ten, content-rich segments designed to inspire and equip you and your organization to create, grow, and sustain a workplace culture of: Fantastic teams Lifegiving work Outstanding talent Uplifting growth Rewarding compensation Inspirational leadership Sustainable strategy Healthy communication These eight drivers make up The FLOURISH Model, the cornerstone…

7 Leading Workplace Trends for 2019

“Don’t follow trends, start trends.” —Frank Capra, Director, “It’s a Wonderful Life”  What if your organization didn’t merely follow workplace trends, but rather helped create them in 2019?   Our expanding work with churches, organizations and Christian-led companies, combined with ongoing field research and observations have led us to identify Seven Leading Workplace Trends for 2019.    Which of these seven ahead-of-the-curve developments, below, may…