Diversity and Trust

Diversity is an opportunity to innovate, learn, grow and succeed in your organization in ways you simply cannot accomplish by yourself. In 1 Corinthians 12, we learn that diversity rests in the uniqueness of each individual. Diversity and differences are there for purpose – to ensure the kingdom is available to “every tribe and language … Continue reading Diversity and Trust

Blindside Transitions

We were going to build a lifeboat. The CEO and I knew our seven-store, high-end, retail jewelry chain was experiencing declining sales in the all-important Christmas season of 2007. We knew the bank was worried about our leveraged position and wanted assurances the credit line would be paid off. We knew that some stores would … Continue reading Blindside Transitions

Forging Vision

Christian Leadership Alliance President and CEO Tami Heim recently interviewed Dr. John C. Reynolds, President of Los Angeles Pacific University (LAPU) on this edition’s theme of “Vision.” Los Angeles Pacific University is an accredited, Christ-centered learning community that offers convenient and affordable degrees to students of all backgrounds. As part of the Azusa Pacific University … Continue reading Forging Vision

One Brick at a Time

What does David Green and Hobby Lobby have to do with the growth of your ministry? While some people might first think of the Green family as a funding source, there’s an opportunity for deeper instruction from their story. Their story has been well documented in Giving it All Away and Getting it all Back … Continue reading One Brick at a Time