3 Strategies to Help Your Employees Love Coming to Work

Love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honor (Romans 12:10, NRSV). Craig Warner, Executive Director of The Gideons International, carries the truth of these words to his Nashville office every working day. It’s a good ending to a story that didn’t have the happiest beginning. Craig has the gift of not…

How To Let the Aroma of Christ Transform Your Culture

It’s one of the most remarkable Christian organizations anywhere: a family of seven distinctive ministries united by a compelling five-word pledge. Preserving that promise is where the story gets interesting. I’d known Bob Lonac, President and CEO of CRISTA near Seattle, for years. And still, when I sat down with Bob, the situation he and…

3 Takeaways from our Reader Survey to Strengthen Your Culture

We asked for your feedback. And you delivered. Thank you. Clear preferences from this year’s respondents–double the number over last year’s survey—have produced three significant, practical takeaways any organization, church and Christian-owned business can use to create a healthy, flourishing culture that can translate to increased organizational effectiveness. What can these three key findings mean…

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 3: Building a Strategic HR Function // Giselle Jenkins, BCWI

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Is your Human Resource department providing you the strategic value it could or should?  We are seeing a sea shift in the role Human Resources plays in the church and Christian organizations. As we have worked with hundreds of Christian organizations, we are seeing the…

Season 2 Episode 2: Developing Outstanding Talent // Tara VanderSande, Willow Creek Community Church

Thanks for joining us on Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! There is little question about the significant influence Willow Creek Community Church has had on leadership development in the Christian world. A key to Willow Creek’s healthy, flourishing culture has been developing outstanding talent. How do they do it? The answer just might benefit your organization.…

How to Develop Your Leadership Like Willow Creek

I want to give you one of the clearest, proven links between a flourishing culture and an effective, successful organization: developing outstanding talent. It comes your way today, courtesy of one of the most knowledgeable, respected leaders I know in the area of people management and development. I’d like to introduce you to Tara VanderSande, staff…

Episode Encore: Engaging Staff to Achieve Our Calling // Tami Heim, Christian Leadership Alliance

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! As Christian leaders, how can we most effectively achieve our organizations’ calling and purpose in these rapidly changing times? In this episode, Al is talking with Tami Heim, the President and CEO of Christian Leadership Alliance. Listen to the Audio Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Prior to CLA, Tami…

6 Steps to a 90% Hiring Success Rate

Imagine a proven hiring approach with a 90% success rate that puts the right people in the right seats and thus generates new levels of effectiveness, productivity and ministry impact. It can happen for your organization, just like it did for The Gideons International, through a proven two- step process.  As we saw last week, step…