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How to Build a Learning Culture

By Michelle Wilson In order to build a learning culture, Focus on the Family is aware of the need to identify committed, invested individuals during the hiring process. Creating an organizational culture of lifelong learning will be impossible if team members are not committed to the mission. That is why our Recruitment Department created a…

Is Facebook Really Risky in the Workplace?

Learn how to make social media use in the workplace a win for everybody. By Mark Griffin  What is your organization’s policy on social media? It’s time to better understand this powerful tool and make it work for you. Research from Fierce, a Seattle-based training and development company, concludes that 80 percent of workers log…

Sowing Truth in the Lives of Stewards

by Gary Hoag Recently, I read some of Steve Siebold’s research on “How Rich People Think” in America. Below (in bold) you will find five of his statements, which exemplify the world’s way of thinking. These ideas seek to shape our thinking and the stewards we serve. Steward leaders must understand these false narratives and…

CLA Webcast 6.27.13: The Healthy Borrower

Would a financial institution consider your organization or church to be credit worthy? Find out in the CLA live webcast, How to Look Like a Healthy Borrow, on Thursday, June 27, 2013. This session runs at 9:00 AM PST, 10:00 AM MT, 11:00 AM CST and12:00 PM EST. Join Mike Boblit and Randy Marsh from Evangelical Christian…

Giving USA Report: 2012 Giving Mirrors Struggling Economy

 By Rick Dunham One of the things I have valued over my 35 year career in fundraising has been the critical insights on philanthropy that Giving USA provides.  For 57 years, Giving USA has been the gold standard of reports providing an annual, in-depth accounting of charitable giving in the United States. That’s why I’m…

The Impact of Doing One More Thing

Wesley K. Willmer, Ph.D., CCNL Did you know that possessions are mentioned in Scripture three times more than love, seven times more than prayer, and eight times more than belief? Clearly, the link between stewards and their stuff is very important to God, and the manner in which the topic appears reveals that believers would…

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…


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