Episode 35: The Predictive Hiring Model // 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? Today we are going to address this very topic with Chad Carter,…

Episode 26: Maintaining Mission Through Ministry Growth // Jesse Casler and David Wasik, HOPE International

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! How does a ministry build a flourishing staff culture in the midst of rapid growth? In today’s episode, BCWI President Al Lopus is speaking with Jesse Casler and David Wasik of HOPE International, a microfinance institution focused on serving the poorest areas in the world. Listen to the Audio   In this…

Humble Leadership + Outstanding Talent = Healthy Growth

What organization doesn’t want to grow? But let’s imagine one better: What if you could increase your organization’s performance and ministry impact in a way that matched and actually solidified your Christ-centered integrity?   I want to let you in on a little secret of how one very humble ministry has done just this by…

Staff and Leadership Development Fuel Growth at CapinCrouse

From 2007 to 2015, CapinCrouse doubled its staff from 80 to 160 and tripled its number of offices from 5 to 15, coast-to-coast, securing its reputation as one of the most respected CPA firms in America.  Yet the story behind their rising success has largely been a best-kept secret—until now. Recently, BCWI President Al Lopus…

[BCWI Bookshelf] The Five Attributes: Essentials of Hiring for Christian Organizations

Outstanding Talent is one of the top three levers in BCWI’s eight-factor FLOURISH Model influencing an organization’s culture.  Attracting fantastic people to your organization is a key dimension of Outstanding Talent.  The question is, how do we select the best people? I’ve just finished reading a superb little book that can help any organization (like…

The Investment Your Ministry Can’t Afford NOT to Make

In 2002, Coalition for Christian Outreach (CCO) was jolted by some very positive news: their employees loved working there! But where could they strategically invest to take this thriving college campus ministry to the next level? It’s an investment that has paid off, not in just in dollars, but in lives touched for Christ. The…