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…

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…

4 Leadership Development Practices That Will Pay Off Later

Cancer can startle you, humble you, literally sicken you. In the case of Alec Hill, President Emeritus of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, cancer brought to life everything that truly mattered to him, including the necessity of leadership succession. In the first of his special, two-part story, Alec reveals what cancer set in motion both for him…