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5 Simple Tips for Creative Leadership
2 Comments » October 22, 2014

5 Simple Tips for Creative Leadership

Leading creatives is both simple and complicated, challenging and rewarding. Discover some proven methods on how to best lead a creative team.

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Setting & Enforcing Communication Boundaries
No Comments » October 1, 2014

Setting & Enforcing Communication Boundaries

As church communicators, we need to create and enforce boundaries within the church staff. Otherwise, last-minute decisions become the norm and productivity will be continually halted by detours.

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How to Be a Communications Pastor
5 Comments » September 22, 2014

How to Be a Communications Pastor

Your job is to oversee the nuts and bolts of internal and external communication. Here are five practical steps for how to do that better.

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5 Ways to Make Your Creative Meeting More Creative & Effective
No Comments » September 5, 2014

5 Ways to Make Your Creative Meeting More Creative & Effective

Are your creative meetings boring? Not cool. Here are five ways to turn boring brainstorms into the energizing, creative experience you need to bring world-changing ideas to your church.

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How to Build a Team at Your Church
No Comments » August 4, 2014

How to Build a Team at Your Church

Ministry can't be a solo affair. You need help. You need a team. We look at recruiting, training, celebrating and applauding your team.

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Strange Leadership by Greg Atkinson
No Comments » July 16, 2014

Strange Leadership by Greg Atkinson

Expecting the same old leadership advice, I was completely surprised by the richness and depth this book offers its readers.

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Why Church Leaders Need to Love Change
No Comments » July 9, 2014

Why Church Leaders Need to Love Change

Change is hard—everyone knows this. But it’s something churches need to be able to accept in order to improve and grow.

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Expectations & Priorities
1 Comment » June 25, 2014

Expectations & Priorities

You need to know what comes first. Managing expectations and setting priorities is important for any church hoping to be effective in communication.

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How to Delegate Creative Work Without Making More Work
7 Comments » June 23, 2014

How to Delegate Creative Work Without Making More Work

The art and science of delegation takes time to learn, but here's a way to hand off work and slowly encourage creatives so they can do more on their own.

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How to Overcome Dysfunctional Church Communication
6 Comments » June 9, 2014

How to Overcome Dysfunctional Church Communication

The story of how one church communication director tackled her church's problems and moved toward better communication.

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Church Marketing Podcast: The Communication Volunteer Episode
2 Comments » June 5, 2014

Church Marketing Podcast: The Communication Volunteer Episode

We talk with Phil Bowdle about volunteers. We share what works and what doesn't, how to recruit and how to celebrate volunteers.

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How to Have Productive Church Communication Meetings
1 Comment » May 28, 2014

How to Have Productive Church Communication Meetings

Meetings are a necessary evil in the life of a communications leader in the church. So how do we have effective meetings?

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How to Communicate Change
2 Comments » May 12, 2014

How to Communicate Change

Change happens, especially in the church. But how you communicate about it can make a big difference.

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How to Make the Most of Your Volunteers
1 Comment » May 7, 2014

How to Make the Most of Your Volunteers

Volunteering in the church is meant to be life-giving, but sometimes it's too much sacrifice. We cover how to care for your volunteers.

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4 Ways to Engage Volunteers
5 Comments » April 30, 2014

4 Ways to Engage Volunteers

Getting volunteers plugged in to your communications team can be difficult. Here are four ways to engage volunteers.

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