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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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Jun 17, 2024

Today, we're diving into practical steps leaders can take to boost employee engagement with insights from Matt Wimmer, CEO and Executive Director of SAMBICA camp in Western Washington. Listen in as we explore the impact of employee engagement surveys, the importance of a fun and focused meeting rhythm, and strategies for developing staff to prepare them for larger roles in the future.

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Jun 10, 2024

Join us on the Flourishing Culture Leadership Podcast as we explore essential tools for leading change with Tod Bolsinger, author and executive director of the De Pree Center for Church Leadership Institute, delving into adaptive leadership, building organizational trust, and the spiritual aspects of navigating transformation.

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Jun 3, 2024

We're delighted to welcome April Chapman, CEO of Generous Giving. April shares her inspiring journey from the tech industry to Kingdom ministry, offering practical steps on maintaining strategic focus and nurturing leadership character in her organization.

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May 27, 2024

Explore essential leadership habits for a flourishing workplace with Robert Bortins, Jr., CEO of Classical Conversations. Discover practical insights on employee engagement, conflict resolution, leveraging data for effective action planning, and nurturing leadership development.

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May 20, 2024

Join us as we sit down with Ezra Benjamin, the vice president of Global Ministry Affairs at Jewish Voice. Ezra shares insights on cultivating clarity, fostering open communication, and the transformative power of leadership 360s in creating impactful ministry initiatives that resonate at a heart level.

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May 13, 2024

Join Al Lopus in conversation with Dr. Dondi Costin, the new president of Liberty University, as they discuss the vital aspects of assessing organizational culture, the power of visibility in building trust, and the three key functions of a CEO.

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May 6, 2024

Dr. Justin Irving, author, and professor of Christian Leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, sheds light on organizational stewardship, emphasizing the prioritization of people over mission and the transformative power of biblical teamwork. 

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Apr 29, 2024

Steve Woodworth, CEO of Masterworks, joins us to discuss the crucial differences between successful and disastrous leadership transitions. Steve is an expert in ministry succession and he shares key strategies for seamless transitions and fostering a culture of transparency and communication.

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Apr 22, 2024

Join Dr. John Reynolds, President of Los Angeles Pacific University, as we explore how this university cultivated a flourishing workplace culture through innovative strategies like leveraging employee engagement surveys, nurturing trust in remote settings, and prioritizing personal development for leaders. 

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Apr 15, 2024

In this episode, we delve into a critical aspect of organizational leadership: cultivating exceptional teamwork and goal alignment across diverse programs and locations. Joining us is Ryan Duerk, president and CEO of Miracle Hill Ministries, renowned for its steadfast commitment to serving the homeless population in South Carolina.

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Apr 8, 2024

Join us as we explore the essential elements of fostering engagement and cultivating a healthy organizational environment. Our guests, Sadie Elliott, Training Director at the Herzog Foundation, and Dr. Doug Waldo, Senior Consultant at the Best Christian Workplaces, share insights on training leaders to prioritize culture and engagement.

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Apr 1, 2024

Join Peter Greer, the president and CEO of HOPE International, as he navigates through the qualities of a praying leader and unravels the strategies to cultivate a culture of prayer within our organizations.

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Mar 25, 2024

Dr. Steve Mason, president of LeTourneau University, shares about how to navigate cultural challenges while staying true to your mission, fostering trust in leadership, and cultivating a workplace that thrives with engaged employees.

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Mar 18, 2024

Tune in as George Greene IV, the president and CEO of Water Mission, shares insights on the vital role of clean water in society, his journey from employee feedback to healthy workplace culture, and strategies for nurturing a positive culture across diverse teams. 

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Mar 11, 2024

Mark Miller has been the VP of high-performance leadership at Chick-fil-A and is the author of Culture Rules: The Leader’s Guide to Creating the Ultimate Competitive Advantage. Mark shares invaluable insights on fostering a thriving culture, from defining its essence to navigating challenging situations.

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Mar 4, 2024

Join Al Lopus as he explores insights from Jon Hirst, Chief Innovation Officer at SIL, uncovering strategies for embracing innovation, navigating AI integration, and fostering a spiritually grounded approach to technological evolution in Christian-led workplaces.

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Feb 26, 2024

In this episode, we delve into the art of communicating a compelling vision to those you lead and explore the transformative power of advancing the Gospel through your workplace. Join us as we discuss the challenges and opportunities of leading an organization that spans across the country and the globe, and gain insights from special guest Mike Sharrow, CEO of C12

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Feb 19, 2024

Today, we're joined by Jeremie Kubicek, co-founder of GiANT and author of "The Communication Code: Unlock Every Relationship, One Conversation at a Time." Jeremie shares insights on healthy communication, emphasizing the importance of care, navigating conflict, and rebuilding trust.

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Feb 12, 2024

Join us as S. Michael Craven, Vice President of Equipping & Mobilization at the Colson Center, discusses the fallacy of the sacred/secular divide, emphasizes the vital role of business in the Kingdom, and highlights the Colson Center's resources for cultivating a Christian worldview. 

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Feb 5, 2024

Join us as experienced Best Christian Workplaces consultants share stories of Christian leaders seeking and acting on feedback, setting the standard for effective, Christ-centered workplaces of 2023. Welcome Tara VanderSande, Giselle Jenkins, Cary Humphries, and Doug Waldo to the conversation!

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Jan 29, 2024

Join us as Barry Rowan shares insights from his book, The Spiritual Art of Business, guiding us on a journey of faith-driven leadership and its profound impact on the world around us. 

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Jan 22, 2024

In this episode, Dave Riner, CEO of Student Mobilization, and Stacey Howard, the H.R. director, delve deep into the pivotal role of onboarding in aligning individuals with their organization's mission, vision, and values.

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Jan 15, 2024

David Bailey, founder of Arrabon, explores the biblical perspective on racial reconciliation and offers practical insights for fostering long-term healing in communities and workplaces.

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Jan 8, 2024

Tim Elmore, founder of Growing Leaders, joins us to discuss key leadership qualities for the next generation, exploring the balance between confidence and humility. Tune in to discover practical insights for building a flourishing culture in your organization through effective leadership development

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Jan 1, 2024

As Christian leaders, the burning question on your minds might be, "What trends can we expect this year?" Join us in this annual episode as we delve into the anticipated workplace trends for Christian-led organizations in 2024.

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