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The Treason of the Season: Stop the Stress
2 Comments » December 9, 2013

The Treason of the Season: Stop the Stress

Do you hear what I hear? It’s the sound of stressed out church communicators grinding their teeth. It's the frenzied season and stress is in the air. But now is ...

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Delegation Can Make You an Expert for Your Church
4 Comments » November 6, 2013

Delegation Can Make You an Expert for Your Church

If you want to be an expert for your church and truly focus on your passions, you need to delegate all the tasks that don't fit.

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Todd Henry Wants You to Die Empty
No Comments » October 23, 2013

Todd Henry Wants You to Die Empty

We talk with Todd Henry, author of Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day, about accomplishing great things while still taking care of yourself.

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Phil Bowdle on Leadership
No Comments » October 22, 2013

Phil Bowdle on Leadership

Great quote from our recent Certification Lab: “Don't underestimate the power of telling someone on your team, 'I believe in you.'”

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How to Lead a Creative Team
1 Comment » October 16, 2013

How to Lead a Creative Team

Three insights from a communications director on leading creatives. How to tap into their talents without turning them off.

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Triumphing in the Face of Pushback
No Comments » September 18, 2013

Triumphing in the Face of Pushback

Pushback can grind you down. Gerry True talks about how to overcome, a topic that will be covered at the Certification Lab in October.

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Volunteers Live Longer
2 Comments » September 11, 2013

Volunteers Live Longer

Volunteers need to consider the benefits, the needs and the cost of volunteering. Leaders also need to consider it and need to make sure their volunteers are too.

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Heaven Calling: Leadership Insights & Catalyst Discount
No Comments » July 31, 2013

Heaven Calling: Leadership Insights & Catalyst Discount

Leadership insights and a Catalyst discount: "I think the most important aspect of our leadership journey is not necessarily how much we accomplish for God, but who we are becoming."

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3 Things Effective Church Communicators Must Do Every Week
1 Comment » July 3, 2013

3 Things Effective Church Communicators Must Do Every Week

If you want to change your world, as all church communicators do, you need to make three things a part of your weekly routine: Build, love and communicate.

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Tim Peters on Vision
No Comments » April 30, 2013

Tim Peters on Vision

"If by chance you are not yet sick and tired of communicating the vision, then you haven’t communicated it enough."

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Easter Is Over, Now What?
5 Comments » April 1, 2013

Easter Is Over, Now What?

Now that the biggest event of the year is behind us, what’s next? Before moving on to the next big event, consider how you can celebrate, evaluate, reset & recharge.

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Where Are You Going: Insight & Catalyst Discount
No Comments » February 5, 2013

Where Are You Going: Insight & Catalyst Discount

Save $40 on Catalyst West and check out this piece on communication leadership, about the importance of answering the question, "Where are you taking me?"

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Office Hours: Communication Systems & Leadership Styles
1 Comment » September 19, 2012

Office Hours: Communication Systems & Leadership Styles

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about communication systems and shifting leadership styles.

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What André the Giant Taught Me About Church Growth
3 Comments » November 14, 2011

What André the Giant Taught Me About Church Growth

Sometimes the reality of what it means to be a healthy, growing church gets skewed by numbers. Do healthy churches grow? Yes. Does that always mean numerically? Not necessarily.

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Tips for Implementing Change in Small Churches
2 Comments » June 8, 2011

Tips for Implementing Change in Small Churches

Suggesting change in some churches can incite a riot. Here are a few suggestions for how you can safely suggest change.

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