Season 2 Episode 8: How to Focus Your Efforts for Greatest Culture Change // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Changing your workplace culture can be a daunting task. Leaders often wonder where to start. Which areas or initiatives should you focus on to have the greatest impact? Listen to the Episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/bcwinstitute/S2E8_Al_Lopus_Top_4_Factors.mp3 Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio On today’s podcast, we’re going…

Season 2 Episode 1: 3 Keys to Building Trust with Your Staff // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us today as we kick off Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In our listener survey last fall, the number one topic you were interested in hearing about is how to build a trust-based culture. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, our Communications Coordinator, Rachel Large, is…

5 Practical Principles for a Trust-Based Organizational Culture

QUESTION: Is there a trusted way for your organization to get more done at a greater speed and at a lower cost? The answer is, “YES!”   The Challenge In his book, The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni says that a cohesive leadership team is the most important thing any organization can have. And the glue that…

Episode 59: Sustainable Strategy // Doug Mazza, Joni & Friends

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Our research indicates that one of the top four drivers of employee engagement is what we call Sustainable Strategy. So the question we’re going to explore today is: How does a Christian faith-based organization develop and execute an effective, even sustainable, strategy? Of the more than 700 organizations we’ve surveyed, Joni and Friends has consistently…

Joni and Friends’ 4 Pillars of Sustainable Strategy

Culture and strategy are inextricably intertwined. The two must work together in harmony for us to fulfill our organizations’ God-given missions. No one knows this better than Doug Mazza, President and Chief Operating Officer of Joni and Friends, whose sustainable organizational strategy catapulted the international ministry from $6 million to $30 million in annual revenue.…

Episode 57: Strategic Planning Creates Culture // Tom Bennett, Santa Fe Christian Schools

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Seven years ago, you probably wouldn’t have wanted Tom Bennett’s job as Interim Head of Schools at Santa Fe Christian Schools in Solana Beach, California. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Sizable debt and red ink had delayed accreditation. They had no leadership team in place, no effective organizational…

Episode 50: Helping Missionaries Thrive // Ken Harder & James Nelson, Global Mapping International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Cross-cultural mission workers are some of the hardest-working people in the world, facing challenges such as living overseas in a very different culture, often with a family and responsible for raising their own support. And that’s just the start. All of this raises the question, how can we provide the…