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The Top 3 Reasons Talented People Quit Their Jobs +1

By Mark Griffin The economy has made jobs scarce, but talented people still quit for reasons that might surprise you. In my 20-plus-year career in human resources, I’ve noticed that, while people will endure fewer amenities and less pay, there are three reasons skillful workers will bolt to another job: (1) No progress When employees…

Lead by Waiting for God's Timing…And Live Like Jesus

By R.Scott Rodin Today concludes this series on the 5 surefire ways to lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus.  For everyone in leadership who wants to follow Jesus, I suggested on Monday, the best place to start is Philippians 2:7, where Paul tells us that Jesus “made himself of no reputation, and took upon…

Defy Success…And Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin This week I am breaking down the 5 surefire ways you can lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus. Fail to live up to other’s expectations Tell the truth Don’t defend yourself Defy success Lead by waiting for God’s timing in everything Today I review the fourth way…

Don't Defend Yourself…And Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin Are you ready to lead in a selfless, sacrificial way? This week I explore the 5 surefire ways to lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus. Fail to live up to other’s expectations Tell the truth Don’t defend yourself Defy success Lead by waiting for God’s timing in…

Tell the Truth…And Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin Are you ready to lead in a selfless, sacrificial way? This week I explore, the 5 surefire ways to lose your reputation as a leader…and live like Jesus. Here’s the list: Fail to live up to other’s expectations Tell the truth Don’t defend yourself Defy success Lead by waiting for…

Fail to Live Up to Other's Expectations…and Live Like Jesus

By Dr. R. Scott Rodin For everyone in leadership who wants to follow Jesus, I would suggest the best place to start is Philippians 2:7, where Paul tells us that Jesus “made himself of no reputation, and took upon him the form of a servant.” It does not say that Jesus became a man of…

3 Mobile Ministry Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

 By Dustin Dalberg About a month ago, Holly Rein, our Digital Ministry Consultant at Five Q, brought to my attention Think Again: Assumptions About Mobile To Reconsider by Karolina Szczur on Smashing Mag. Holly asked what I thought of it, and if I had any response. First of all, kudos to Karolina for her work.…

A Historical Look At the Stages of Stewardship

By Kent R. Wilson, PhD Stewardship has not always had the same meaning throughout history. Excellent studies have been done on the development of stewardship in the history of the Christian church by Luther Powell and Robert Lynn Wood. In their analyses, one can see the roots of modern definitions and misconceptions of stewardship that…

CLA Online Academy: June 2013

Now is a good time to start thinking about how to make the most out of your summer months. One way to make them count is to invest in your own leadership development. CLA Online Academy has a strong line of up of courses for you to consider. Explore what’s happening this quarter online. Join…

The Most Important Things You Learn from Employee Turnover

By Mark Griffin Why are people leaving your organization? My client’s eyes glazed over when I asked her this. She didn’t know why more than 13 percent of her workforce left every year – and hadn’t even thought about figuring out the reasons. In my experience, most organizations fail to document why people leave. If…

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