Four Commitments to Being the Best Leader That You Can Be

What if you could savor the improvement in the performance of individuals, teams, and entire departments across your organization? Recently, I raised this idea with Steve Brown, President of Arrow Leadership. This thriving ministry organization was founded by Leighton Ford, brother-in-law of Billy Graham with whom he served in ministry for 30 years. As Leighton…

A lot could change in 365 days:

Chad Carter is the Senior Director of Human Resources at The Gideons International. For the past 8 years, Carter and the executive team at The Gideons International have surveyed and assessed their organizational culture using the Employee Engagement Survey every year. Through consistent surveying and implementation practices, Carter and The Gideons International team have seen their organizational…

3 Doorways into Leadership and Talent Development

Today’s post focusses on Uplifting Growth, one of the eight drivers of a healthy, thriving culture that makes up The Flourish Model.   Uplifting Growth means improving the performance of individuals, groups and the organization overall to meet the challenges in a changing world.  Most significantly, growth comes from job-related experience, along with interaction with…

Christian leaders aren’t perfect and neither are Christian workplaces

Dear friends of Best Christian Workplace Institute, Nearly 17 years ago, we set out to discover what makes a truly exceptional workplace. Through intensive research and surveying, the Best Christian Workplace Institute team discovered the 8 Drivers of a Flourishing Culture and developed the BCWI Employee Engagement Survey. In that time, we have surveyed over…

How Top Leaders Facilitate Uplifting Growth

One of the most often-asked questions I’m asked by leaders is, “How can we improve the performance of our people—the individuals, teams and departments that make up our organization?” The answer has a lot to do with “Uplifting Growth.” It’s one of the eight proven drivers of healthy workplace culture that make up what we,…

The Strategy for Uplifting Growth That Every Leader Needs

What if you could improve your employees’ performance, increase their engagement at work, and fulfill your organization’s mission at the same time? It can happen. This condensed case study of Apartment Life, a faith-based non-profit organization throughout the U.S. and in Alberta, Canada, shows that nothing is impossible when you want the very best for…

Six Simple Steps to Keep the Best Talent in Your Organization

Would you like to be able to attract, hire and hold onto the kind of quality people you need to achieve your organization’s mission? Meet a Christian-led company that’s experiencing this reality every workday. Based in Southern Pines, North Carolina, Classical Conversations is leading the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical…

How to Develop World-Class Talent

What would happen if your organization experienced a slow but steady leak that began to drain away the many skilled and gifted people you depend upon to be successful? Your response points directly to why Outstanding Talent is one of the eight essential drivers needed to build a Flourishing workplace culture. Get your arms around…