4 Proven Steps to Hire and Retain the Best Talent Out There

Attracting. Retaining. Rewarding. Promoting. Imagine using these four powerful, proven steps to find, develop and keep the kind of outstanding talent needed to fulfill your organization’s mission and improve the health of your workplace culture. Here’s how Giselle Jenkins, Director for Consulting Services at the Best Christian Workplaces Institute, lays out this logical, four-part sequence:…

3 Secrets Successful Leaders Use to Cultivate Life-Giving Work

Imagine a group of employees who feel energized and engaged at work, work that constantly creates a true, sense of meaning and purpose. What if your people, your organization, could experience the same thing, not just now and then, but rather every day throughout your entire workplace culture? It’s all about life-giving work that can…

3 Lessons to Enhance Life-Giving Work for Leaders

Can a leader demonstrate the life-giving nature of Christ with authenticity and trust? And can that leader’s character, ultimately influence a workplace culture to advance God’s kingdom on earth? My unconditional “Yes” to both questions lives and breathes in the words and ministry career of Bob Lonac. Bob recently retired as the fifth president and…

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…