As leaders, God entrusts us to build flourishing organizations through flourishing people. The idea of “flourishing” suggests continuous and intentional learning, growth, and change. In addition, learning requires effective communication. As the ancient proverb states, “Let the wise listen and add to their learning, and let the discerning get guidance.” (Prov. 1:5) Creating an organizational … Continue reading Creating a Learning Culture
“Hope International had a purpose-driven and highly engaged culture,” says Peter Greer, CEO. “But I sensed that it was diluting rather than reproducing as we entered a season of accelerated growth. We recognized the importance of culture, but we didn’t know how to accurately gauge it—or move beyond recognition to action. We didn’t know what … Continue reading A Flourishing Workplace
The U.S. is experiencing the highest level of voluntary turnover in over a decade – a trend analysts expect to continue through the year. A recent poll found almost 50% of the workforce is actively job hunting across all job categories – from front-line service workers to high level office professionals. This unique time in … Continue reading Don’t Let Them Get Away!
Flourishing, energizing, life-giving, meaningful and purposeful, having impact – what a way to describe work! As I reflect on three decades of nonprofit work those words come to mind, along with trying times fraught with trials and challenges. I’ve seen the highs and lows while leading Human Resources with Chuck Colson and Prison Fellowship for … Continue reading Thriving Workplaces