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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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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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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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