Posts Tagged ‘staff’

Closing the Feedback Gap: How Leaders Can Get Honest Input
October 23, 2019

Closing the Feedback Gap: How Leaders Can Get Honest Input

How can leaders make the right decisions if the responses they get don’t fully reflect the reality of the situation, but instead are merely what people think they want to ...

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10 Ways to Make Your Church Office a Better Place to Work
April 10, 2019

10 Ways to Make Your Church Office a Better Place to Work

Feeling stressed at work is normal—but you should also feel supported in that stress. We explore ways to improve your church staff culture.

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Healthy Church Staff Culture: New Courageous Storytellers Resources
April 1, 2019

Healthy Church Staff Culture: New Courageous Storytellers Resources

Yes, senior pastors generally have the most influence in establishing a church culture, but you have more impact than you might think.

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Seeking Staff Criticism as You Roll Out Ideas
May 25, 2016

Seeking Staff Criticism as You Roll Out Ideas

Seeking staff criticism from trusted colleagues can help you improve ideas and make them more effective before rolling them out to your entire church.

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7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 
July 29, 2015

7 Characteristics to Look for in Your Church’s Communications Director 

Even without the explosion of social media, most churches need a communications director. Learn some characteristics to look for when hiring someone new.

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4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition
July 27, 2015

4 Steps To Effectively Communicate Your Pastor’s Transition

Losing a pastor is hard for a church, and it can be messy. A key part of a healthy pastoral transition is a clear and intentional communication plan.

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How to Manage Content for Your Church
July 20, 2015

How to Manage Content for Your Church

Most churches are creating lots of content—it can really help to organize it. We share extra tips from our recent Church Marketing Podcast.

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Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help
July 1, 2015

Church Marketing Interns: Get Some Help

Could you use some interns? Learn how to choose between hiring a seminary student or college intern to help out at your church.

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The Communicating With Pastors Episode
February 3, 2015

The Communicating With Pastors Episode

A church pastor joins our podcast to talk about the experience of bringing on a communications director, including the improvements and pains.

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When Pastors Pull Rank
December 23, 2014

When Pastors Pull Rank

What do you do when your senior leader pulls rank and goes against your preferred vision? We've got four tips to get you through.

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Getting Burned: Worse Than Burnout
November 5, 2014

Getting Burned: Worse Than Burnout

Transitions in the church sometimes lead to relational explosions that get people hurt. How do we best handle these situations without getting burned and without losing our faith?

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Setting & Enforcing Communication Boundaries
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
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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So Your Job is Church: How to Separate Faith & Work
May 27, 2014

So Your Job is Church: How to Separate Faith & Work

We are Christ-followers before we are communicators. That means we are not exempt from the need to be spiritually fed.

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Design Basics: 3 Ways to Put People Over Projects
March 5, 2014

Design Basics: 3 Ways to Put People Over Projects

You don't want to be the pushy, controlling, opinionated or overbearing designer. Here are three ways to put people over projects.

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