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Enduring the Worst Day of Your Life By Matt Fore

How Do You Endure the Worst Day of Your Life? Why is it in life you always get in the wrong line at the department store? It was the shortest one and seemed like a good idea but, as usual, you’re behind a lady who is looking through a pocketbook/file cabinet for a two-dollar coupon. You’ll never make it on time.…

17 Ways to Hit Refresh By David Sanford

17 Ways Christian Leaders Can Hit the “Refresh” Button Every Christian leader who still wants to be in the ministry five years from now needs to take a day or two off each quarter to hit the “refresh” button. The most valuable assets we have, after all, aren’t our offices, computers, books and other tangible…

Outcomes 2020: Transform

Transform: v. To make a thorough and dramatic change in form, appearance, and character As a leader, you know the continuous pressures of high-velocity change. The needs and challenges in today’s world are increasing, even as technology rapidly advances and access to information grows. We as leaders are experiencing a perfect storm of colliding change-agents.…

Your Beliefs and Burnout By Ginger Hill

  Examine Your Beliefs Before You Burnout! Whether you are a Christ-centered servant in ministry or in the marketplace, when we think of managing stress and burnout, we often envision a cup in our mind. The balance between what flows into and out of the cup plays a part in determining our overall health and well-being…

Cultivating a People First Attitude By W. Rusty Faulks

In Business and Life, it’s people first every time! When it comes to organizational effectiveness, a business that works must have a people-first attitude. My question is how do we value people and, by doing so, build a strong business that attracts and retains the right people? How do we create a workplace where people…

Take the Compensation Survey 2019!

Keep Pace with Your Employee’s Compensation! Christian Leadership Alliance and Compensation Resources, Inc. are pleased to open participation in the 2019 Compensation Survey Report for Christian Organizations.  This annual survey is designed to capture compensation and related data for a variety of leadership and staff positions within Christian organizations. We invite all Christian nonprofit organizations to take part in…

Abounding in Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving for the featured sponsors and exhibitors – #Outcomes19 Christian Leadership Alliance gives thanks for the sponsors and exhibitors who supported the Outcomes Conference 2019. This post is in honor of the ministries, organizations and businesses that dedicate their time, talents and resources to strengthening those called to lead and serve in churches, nonprofit ministry…

What is Active Leadership? By Robert McFarland

How would you define “Active Leadership” ? “Active Leadership” is leadership that is fully engaged and intentional. Active Leaders think through the impact they want to have—and the thinking they need to cultivate to achieve it—and they deliberately use every opportunity they have to influence their followers to that end. They take their responsibility as…

Register for the Spring Term: Outcomes Academy Online

Spring Term: Outcomes Academy Online Registration is OPEN! Outcomes Academy Online Spring Term registration is open now through April 1, 2019 Modules start April 8, 2019 The Outcomes Academy Spring Term offers in-depth leadership training for those who want to go deeper in their operational knowledge. These interactive and innovative 10-hour modules are developed by…

A Yardstick for Slander By Paul Swamidass

The Biblical Yardstick for Slander A Biblical yardstick is needed for slander otherwise it destroys trust within organizations. It causes the members of an organization become wary of each other.  It harshly cuts down its victim. And finally, the Bible says, slander is ungodly sin, again and again. If not controlled in Christian organizations, it…

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