3 Organizational Traps You Need to Avoid . . . or Else

Sometimes it takes an outside professional (a.k.a., strategic management consultant) with the intelligence, experience and savvy to help you avoid the temptations that could disrupt your organization and even harm your workplace culture. Meet the best management consultant you may have never heard about and his “Three Leadership Traps” every leader must avoid. The Challenge…

Season 2 Episode 26: Books, Board Governance & Hoopla // John Pearson

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In this episode, Al has the great pleasure of talking with longtime friend, colleague and board and leadership consultant John Pearson. Join us for this fun and far-reaching conversation that covers everything from great leadership books, to board governance best practices, and even how to infuse…

3 Secrets to Read More Leadership Books (And Apply Their Solutions) in Less Time

What if the insights and solutions to your greatest organizational challenges were in plain view right in front of you? The answers and approaches could set you on a new, healthy-culture ministry impact. One leader can show you how it’s done – by reading great books! (Plus, don’t miss his list of must-reads below.) The Challenge…

Season 2 Episode 25: How To Take a Healthy Culture to the Next Level // Paul MacDonald, Crossings Christian School

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Every once in a while, we run across a leader who has helped create such a remarkably flourishing culture, that we have to ask, “How did your people pull it off? How did you do it?” Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in…

Season 2 Episode 24: How To Grow Your Culture and Your Church // Jeff Abshire, Antioch Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can you transform a workplace culture from healthy to flourishing in the course of just one year—and experience organizational growth at the same time? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, we’ll hear some practical tips from a leader…

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…

Season 2 Episode 21: How To Create Serious Culture Change // Jenn Repaci, Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How can you make significant changes in your workplace culture? Action planning and follow up is one key element. This is where the rubber really meets the road if you’re serious about building a healthy, flourishing culture. But not too serious, as today’s podcast is not only informative…

7 Reasons Healthy Cultures Have More Fun

Fact: Healthy, flourishing organizational cultures are filled with people who know how to have fun. So why be serious about this? The Challenge It’s no laughing matter that every workplace culture has potholes and pitfalls—room for improvement. Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale was no exception. As part of improving their already-flourishing culture, leadership and staff identified…

Season 2 Episode 20: A Healthy Life Balance: Does It Matter? // Dave Ferguson, Community Christian Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! “It’s great to work in your area of passion, but it can become toxic if you don’t have some boundaries.” These are the words of today’s guest, Dave Ferguson, the Lead Pastor of Community Christian Church, with 10 locations across the Chicagoland area. Listen to the…