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The Flourishing Culture Leadership Podcast

This is what a flourishing workplace culture looks and feels like. Listen to inspiring stories told by actual Best Christian Workplace leaders and other experts. Each week, you will discover how you can build a flourishing workplace and a thriving organization. Hosted weekly by Al Lopus, Cofounder & Board Chair of Best Christian Workplaces. Learn more at www.workplaces.org.
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Dec 25, 2023

In this Christmas season, how can you gain fresh insight, even encouragement, from the Christmas Story? Listen in as Al talks with Elisa Morgan of Our Daily Bread Ministries about how you can keep growing as a disciple of Jesus, even if you've been celebrating Christmas for many decades.

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Dec 18, 2023

Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of intentional leader development with Dr. Rob McKenna, the visionary CEO of WiLD Leaders. Join us as we delve into the essential practices and attitudes that empower leaders to navigate high-pressure situations, particularly when occupying the leadership hot seat.

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Dec 11, 2023

Does your board have good governance? In this episode featuring John Pearson, you'll discover the essential elements of a healthy board that lead to extraordinary outcomes. John Pearson is the president of John Pearson Associates, and he helps nonprofit organizations in vision implementation. 

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Dec 4, 2023

Tune in for a power-packed session on cultivating the skills to evolve into an inspiring leader who ignites excellence in others. In this episode, Dr. Sam Adeyemi, author of Dear Leader: Your Flagship Guide to Successful Leadership, will share the leadership traits necessary to influence the culture in your organization. 

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Nov 27, 2023

Do you wonder how to grow a faith foundation that will sustain you through all the seasons of your life? Discover how Jerry White kept going after experiencing inevitable losses and disappointments. Jerry is the international president emeritus for The Navigators and author of Dangers Men Face: Overcoming the Greatest Threats to Living Life Well.

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Nov 20, 2023

Would you like to improve your employees’ passion for your mission? Linda Uveges, CEO of The City Mission, shares about connecting with your employees by listening and openly sharing information. This will build trust and engagement with your team and help your organization exceed its goals. 

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Nov 13, 2023

Discover how you can build a workplace culture where your revenues quadruple in five years, your employees flourish, and you have a very low turnover in a highly competitive labor market. Learn more from Dow Smith, founder and visionary of Dow Smith Contracting, a design-build firm that specializes in churches, healthcare, commercial construction, and other projects. 

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Nov 6, 2023

How do you integrate your faith and work, especially when leading in a marketplace setting? Dr. JoAnn Flett, executive director of the Center for Faithful Business at Seattle Pacific University, joins us to discuss the value of living out your faith in your daily work. 

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Oct 30, 2023

Consider the scenario where you're tasked with overseeing your organization as it rapidly triples in size, all the while nurturing a thriving workplace culture. How would you go about enabling this remarkable growth? Ryan Hyde, at Calvary Christian School in Bellefontaine, Ohio, shares several key initiatives that have been foundational to their growth. 

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Oct 23, 2023

Do your employees live out your values throughout your business? Listen to Robb Wilson, the third-generation leader of the family business Wilson Lumber, as he highlights how a growing and thriving business can provide a healthy workplace where employees are engaged and inspired to grow.

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Oct 16, 2023

Do you ever ponder the role of business and profit in our society through the lens of Christianity? Jeff Van Duzer, the author of Why Business Matters to God (And What Still Needs to Be Fixed), delves into the connection between theology and business. He discusses how having a clear understanding of our purpose and calling can positively impact the world.

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Oct 9, 2023

Are you wondering if it's possible to integrate your faith and work in a marketplace context? Whatever you do, you can find a purposeful life that honors God and points people towards Jesus. Learn more from Dr. Al Erisman, the board chair of the Theology of Work Project.

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Oct 2, 2023

How would you like to guarantee that you're communicating effectively to all generations in your organization? Well, discover how from Dr. Darrell Hall, author of Speaking Across Generations: Messages that Satisfy Boomers, Xers, Millennials, Gen Z, and Beyond. Darrell is the pastor of The Way Community Church in the Atlanta area.

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Sep 25, 2023

Would you like to increase the level of innovation in your organization? Listen to Leah Kral to learn how you can unleash the creativity of your staff to be more effective in fulfilling your mission and vision. Leah is senior director of strategy and innovation at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University

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Sep 18, 2023

Are you wondering how to develop the Christian character of your staff? It's by modeling Christian character in your leadership. Listen to our guests, Peter Greer, CEO and Jesse Casler, COO of HOPE International to learn how you can lead from a strong foundation of biblical values. 

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Sep 11, 2023

Listen to this episode if you want to uncover how you can infuse new energy and a foundation of resilience into your team so that you can meet the challenges of the future. Our guests are Warren Bird and Léonce Crump Jr. They’re seasoned leaders and coauthors, along with Ryan Hartwig, of The Resilience Factor: A Step-by-Step Guide to Catalyze an Unbreakable Team.

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Sep 4, 2023

If you'd like to discover how to move from a toxic to a healthy culture while facing extraordinary challenges then you need to listen to this interview. Our guest today is Steve Anderson, superintendent of Grace International School in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

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Aug 28, 2023

Do you have a vision to see your organization making a greater impact? Kevin Enders, President of 4KIDS, knows about building a healthy, thriving workplace culture. Kevin talks about how he has prepared the soil to create an intentionally flourishing culture, facilitating the expansion of their mission. 

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Aug 21, 2023

Do you have a strong leadership bench pipeline that will facilitate your organization's future growth? Mac Lake, author of The Multiplication Effect: Building a Leadership Pipeline That Solves Your Leadership Shortage, discusses how to develop a leadership pipeline that will produce four new generations of leadership for your organization. Mac will help you understand the importance of developing leaders and how it is a core function of the local church.

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Aug 14, 2023

How do you create a flourishing workplace that features healthy communication and strong employee engagement? What are some of the key rhythms a leader must practice to flourish? Pete Kelly, CEO of Apartment Life, shares his perspective.

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Jul 31, 2023

Would you like your leadership to be more inspirational? You might be thinking, "yes, but how do I develop it?" Steve Macchia, Founder and President of Leadership Transformations Inc., believes having a discerning life is the key. Listen in as we discuss spiritual principles and practices that will change your life and leadership.

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Jul 24, 2023

Creating a flourishing workplace culture doesn’t have to be overly complicated. But it does take intentionality and effort. Doug Mazza is President Emeritus of Joni and Friends. Doug was with Joni and Friends from 1999 to 2019, overseeing an era of tremendous growth in the ministry.

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Jul 17, 2023

What's the status of your organization's pipeline? With highly, skilled leaders, your organization could perform at a better level. Dave Ferguson is here to tell you how important it is for inspirational leaders to multiply leaders. Dave Ferguson is the lead pastor and co-founder of Community Christian Church, a thriving multi-site community in the Chicago area, and president of the Exponential Conference. 

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Jul 10, 2023

When it comes to hiring, character is the most important selection criterion. How do you build character and competence in your people to help them flourish? Craig Walker shares that and more in this episode. Craig Walker is the Human Resources Director at NewSpring Church. 

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