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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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Jul 3, 2023

Have you wondered about what you could do to improve your team's effectiveness? In this episode, Rusty Chadwick, the director of WinShape Teams, uncovers the transformational power of experiences that build community and belonging in the workplace. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/344rustychadwick

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Jun 26, 2023

In this episode, you'll hear about some of the great organizations that represent the different types of ministry partners that Best Christian Workplaces comes alongside. They’re Christian-led businesses, Christian nonprofits, schools, universities, and churches that are bearing fruit in business and ministry as they create healthy workplaces where their staff is engaged and excited about their work. Learn more from Cary Humphries and Giselle Jenkins, Consulting Directors at Best Christian Workplaces.

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/343caryhumphriesgisellejenkins

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Jun 19, 2023

Are you looking for tried-and-true employee-development ideas, ways to improve the communication in your organization, and key criteria for selecting leaders? Listen as Danny de Armas, the senior associate pastor of First Orlando Church, outlines great ideas to improve employee development, communication, and leadership selection.

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/342dannydearmas

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Jun 12, 2023

While some leaders shy away form the term, “diversity, equity, and inclusion,” our guest, Marcus Robinson says, diversity, equity, and inclusion are critically important for an organization to thrive and for our Christian witness. Marcus Robinson is the director of diversity and reconciliation at Life Pacific University. 

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Jun 5, 2023

As you look ahead to the next three years, how should you be preparing your team to be fully ready for the uncertainties we face economically, politically, culturally, even spiritually? Laura Gardner, the president of Joni and Friends, addresses how they are sharpening and being sharpened in order to be ready.

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May 29, 2023

Self-awareness is important for a leader who claims to be a Christ follower. But how do you build self-awareness? Learn more from Jeff Crosby, an accomplished Christian leader and the author of The Language of the Soul: Meeting God in the Longings of Our Hearts. Jeff is President and the CEO of ECPA, the trade association of Christian publishing. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/339jeffcrosby

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May 22, 2023

The number one topic that employees always want to see improved is communication. Jos Snoep, President and CEO of Bible League International, has proven insights to help you develop meaningful communication rhythms that will inspire your employees to new levels of performance. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/338jossnoep

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May 15, 2023

Do you feel like your personal growth is in a frozen state? This episode features leadership expert Tami Heim, the CEO of the Christian Leadership Alliance. She highlights the importance of learning leaders for the benefit not only of the leader but also their organization.

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May 8, 2023

Are you a leader who's trying to improve your workplace culture? Trying different gimmicks will not dramatically improve your workplace culture and neither will paying your people more by itself improve the health of your culture. Kevin East is the president of Mentoring Alliance and he figured out what's most important when it comes to creating a flourishing workplace culture. 

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May 1, 2023

Employees who are engaged in the workforce don't want a leader who just barks out orders. Leaders who develop a flourishing workplace culture have a very different attitude. This episode features Brad Layland, CEO of The FOCUS Group. Brad is a leader and author who has been very intentional about building a flourishing culture based on deep, long-lasting relationships.

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Apr 24, 2023

In this episode, you'll hear from two top leaders of a church describe how they moved from a toxic to a flourishing workplace culture. They describe their staff as having more unity, energy, excitement, and enthusiasm to execute their strategy. Learn more from Bob Beckler, senior pastor of Central Community Church and Justin Mohr, executive pastor.

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/334bobbecklerjustinmohr

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Apr 17, 2023

Are you about to step into the top job in your organization? In this episode, you'll learn what to do in order to have a great start. Daniel Im is the lead pastor of Beulah Alliance Church in Edmonton, Canada and he stepped into the senior-pastor role, following a well-known pastor who had been in the role for 30 years. Listen in as Daniel and Al talk about succession, healthy communication, core values, diversity, self-awareness, and keys to build a fantastic team with outstanding talent.

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Apr 10, 2023

Are you dealing with an organization that's flat and stagnant? Dr. Jason Rachels is the president of Calvary Christian Academy, the largest Christian school in the United States, with nearly 3,000 students. Listen as Jason outlines several keys that have led to the creation of their flourishing workplace culture and how their culture is the foundation for their growth and impact.

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/332jasonrachels

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Apr 3, 2023

Discover how your church can see tremendous growth with a staff that's engaged and thriving. Jeff Cranston, lead pastor of LowCountry Community Church, shares on how to develop a highly flourishing workplace culture. 

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Mar 27, 2023

Would you like to see your church's staff culture radically transformed in two short years? Listen to the actionable steps to tend to the soil of your culture and to experience a wave of momentum. Our guests are Whit George and Brian Jobe. Whit is the Lead Pastor of Church on the Move, and Brian is the Chief Operating Officer. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/330whitgeorgebrianjobe

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Mar 20, 2023

Steve Woodworth believes that Christian leaders can stay faithful in their mission and finish strong. Steve is the CEO at Masterworks and he's personally worked with many of the top leaders in Christian organizations over the past 30 years. Discover several keys that will help you finish strong.

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Mar 13, 2023

Does having healthy workplace culture impact the bottom line? Absolutely! Our guests on this episode are Brad Carr, President & Founder, and Jordan Newton, COO of SonicAire. They're here to tell you that going from unhealthy culture to healthy culture can be described as the difference between Hell and Heaven.

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/328bradcarrjordannewton

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Mar 6, 2023

Are you looking to make an impact through your organization's mission? Great Kingdom impact is possible when engaged employees are clearly focused on a sustainable strategy. In this episode, you'll learn how to develop strong strategic clarity. Learn more from Janice Rosser Allen. Janice is the CEO of ICM, the Global Church Developer. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/s8e10janicerosserallen

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Feb 27, 2023

Are you receiving feedback that will help you develop the leadership necessary to meet tomorrow's challenges? Some leaders are resistant to receiving 360 feedback. But in this episode, we have a leader who's been open to 360 feedback for the last ten years and has flourished. Keith Speaks is our guest and he's the senior pastor of Hales Corners Lutheran Church in Wisconsin.

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Feb 20, 2023

Discover how to take on a top-leadership role in a well-known organization with a long legacy. Would you know what to do, what kind of leaders to hire, and how to build trust? In this episode, the president of Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Scott Chin, shares how he succeeded in this area. 

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Feb 13, 2023

Are you interested in increasing the impact of your organization? This episode includes a wealth of practical steps your organization can take to do that. Ashley Wooldridge and Jeff Osborne are the top two leaders of one of the largest churches in USA. Ashley is the Senior Pastor of Christ’s Church of the Valley, and Jeff is the Executive Pastor

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/s807wooldridgeosborne

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Feb 6, 2023

The eight drivers of flourishing workplace culture are principles that work anywhere in the world. If you're looking to make a global impact through your mission then listen to this episode with our guest, Victory Mupwaya. Victoria is on the board of Miracle Life Family Church and Rhema Bible Training Center in Lusaka, Zambia. She's also the CEO of VSM People Solutions. 

Find full show notes here: https://bit.ly/s8e06victoriamupwaya

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Jan 30, 2023

Is there a place in your organization to consider having a chaplain to help care for your employees? In this conversation, we discuss the concept, highlights, and benefits of having a chaplain in your organization. Listen to Larry Griffith, CEO of Corporate Chaplains of America, as he shares his insights.

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Jan 23, 2023

As we address racial tensions in the workplace, many would agree that at the core of the problem is broken trust on both sides. In this episode, Al Lopus talks with Dr. Robert Loggins, President of Robert F. Loggins Ministries and a Minister-at-Large for Citygate Network. Robert is a leader who believes racial reconciliation should be part of any leader’s discipleship journey. Listen in as he teaches us some practical approaches.

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Jan 16, 2023

Do you feel you're spinning your wheels as a leader? Well, today this guest outlines proven approaches to creating a culture of trust that has made significant momentum in accomplishing the organization's key goals. Listen in as Dr. Michael Lindsay, President of Taylor University leverages hinge moments to move a team forward.

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