Four Serious Culture Risks and a Solution to Each

Would you trust your organization to a highly-respected Boeing engineer and team leader who could to take your ministry to new heights? Please buckle your seatbelt in case there’s a little turbulence. The Challenge Meet Deborah Limb, Executive VP and COO of Seattle-based CRISTA Ministries, whose mission is to love God by serving people. She’s…

How to Honor Your Employees With A 5-Minute Exercise

It’s called the Honor Chair–four legs, two arms and one fantastic opportunity to affirm the gifts, character and contributions of every person on your team. Learn how this simple five-minute exercise can help take your organizational culture to the next level. The Challenge The story comes from Dawn Pearcy, Director of Organizational Development  at Calvary…

Season 2 Episode 32: How To Create 90% Staff Engagement // Glen Elliott, Pantano Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Over the last 5 years, Pantano Christian Church has experienced a 200% increase in employee engagement. Today, 9 out of every 10 staff love coming to work. That’s 90% employee engagement vs. 52% engagement for the typical Christian organization. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen…

6 Ways to Build Trust Under a New Lead Pastor

When a longtime pastor retires, the elephant in the room is the curious congregation, sizing up the new head of staff and asking, “Can we trust you?” Meet an incoming pastor who answered this question with 6 stellar commitments to his staff and congregation. The Challenge In 2012, Shan Moyers (pronounced “Shawn”) stepped into his unforeseeable…

3 Practical Steps to Better Board Chair and CEO Collaboration

Discover the three action steps that can accelerate a new level of mutual respect and trust between your Board Chair and Senior Leader. And experience the clear benefits of a healthier culture and greater organizational impact. The Challenge What can a Senior Leader and a Board Chair do to better their working relationship and thus increase…

Episode Encore: 6 Steps to a 90% Hiring Success Rate // Chad Carter, The Gideons International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! One of the top drivers of organizational success is the quality of your employees. But how do you attract and select outstanding talent that will be successful in your organization? Wouldn’t it be great if we could predict hiring success? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today…

How To Onboard Every New Hire for Success

It’s one of the best onboarding strategies for new employees I’ve ever come across—for two reasons: First, it works incredibly well for the organization that created it. And second, because it’s so grounded and applicable to any type and size of ministry organization, this highly effective onboarding strategy can work for you too. Here’s why.…

Season 2 Episode 22: How To Build a Loving Workplace Culture // Rebekah Layton, Cherry Hills Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Jesus calls us to be all about love. But how do we practically live this out in our workplaces – in what we believe about others, how we treat others, who we hire, and so on? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio…

What Four-Letter Word Can Improve Your Culture?

Cherry Hills Community Church in Highlands Ranch, Colorado is experiencing a radical transformation of culture. At the center of the turn-around is a four-letter word that will open your eyes. Rebekah Layton is Cherry Hills’ Executive Pastor. During our recent conversation, it didn’t take long for her to say the all-too-obvious four-letter expression that says…