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…

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…

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.…

Season 2 Episode 1: 3 Keys to Building Trust with Your Staff // Al Lopus, BCWI President

Thanks for joining us today as we kick off Season 2 of The Flourishing Culture Podcast! In our listener survey last fall, the number one topic you were interested in hearing about is how to build a trust-based culture. Listen to the Episode Listen in iTunes | Listen in Stitcher Radio Today, our Communications Coordinator, Rachel Large, is…

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…

Episode Encore: The Process of Culture Transformation // Sue Hood, Willow Creek Community Church

Welcome to The Flourishing Culture Podcast! Willow Creek Community Church and their senior pastor Bill Hybels have been an inspirational model for building a healthy, flourishing culture. Bill has been very public about the transformation of Willow’s staff culture from nearly toxic to highly flourishing. Bill is the first to say, “The culture in any organization will only…

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…