Episode Encore: Spiritual Disciplines for the Leader’s Heart // Ruth Haley Barton, Transforming Center

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How does a busy Christian leader – with a full plate of responsibilities and activities – maintain an abundant spiritual life so they can effectively lead from that place? Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, Al is talking with Dr. Ruth Haley Barton, the founder…

Season 2 Episode 9: How to Implement a Strategic Planning Process // Greg Hawkins, Oak Hills Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Have you ever wondered if there’s a strategic planning process that’s effective, yet doesn’t take months to develop? Today, we’re talking with an innovator behind a proven strategic planning process that’s immediately functional and operational—and that works for both organizations and churches. Listen to the…

The 6 Step Model for Effective Strategic Planning

What if you could advance (even accelerate) your organization’s ministry calling through a sustainable strategy that operates and functions immediately? You can! Read on for the proven approach and principled plan that can move your ministry forward. (The closing story, alone, is pure gold.) The Challenge Does any of this sound familiar? Many ministries are…

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…

Ken Blanchard on The Biggest Leadership Challenge of Our Day

Ken Blanchard is: Co-author of the breakthrough best-selling book, The One Minute Manager Co-founder the global leadership development organization, Lead Like Jesus An A+ communicator with 3 timeless leadership insights for you! The Question While sitting with Ken Blanchard, there were at least 500 questions I wanted to ask him. Yet, with limited time, I…

Season 2 Episode 6: How To Be An Inspirational Leader // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! What is the primary driver that differentiates a flourishing Christian workplace from others? In our research, we have found that Inspirational Leadership is the most important factor in creating a healthy culture. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Inspirational Leadership is nothing…

Season 2 Episode 5: How to Apologize in the Workplace // Dr. Jennifer Thomas

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As a leader, what’s the best way to handle a mistake you or your team has made? As an individual, how do you reconcile damaged relationships that result from a mistake? Today, we will look at what makes a meaningful, effective apology when – as the…

I’m Sorry: 5 Powerful Ways to Sincerely Apologize

Have you ever felt –or dealt – the bitter, lingering taste of a failed apology? I bring this up because it doesn’t have to be this way – when you know the solution. The Challenge The looming possibility of mis-apologizing to someone can seriously affect both your relationship and your broader reputation throughout the organization. You don’t…

Season 2 Episode 4: How to Give and Receive Feedback Well // Sheila Heen

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As a leader, what’s one of the hardest things you face at work? What’s the one thing you put off, the thing you avoid, the thing you absolutely do not look forward to?  If your answer is “having difficult conversations,” then you’re really going to…