Interpreters Needed: How to Communicate Administration Principles to Non-Administrative Individuals

Purchase requests, planning, job descriptions, registration forms, and more.  These are part of a church administrator’s regular vocabulary, however, your non-administrative team members may feel like you’re speaking a foreign language.  In working with church staff, I’ve noticed (and often felt) the tension between visionary or creative personalities and administrators.  If you’ve ever been told […]

Technology isn’t the Answer

Now, don’t get me wrong here – I like technology.  My degree is in Computer Information Systems and my iPhone is my other “brain,” so I’m not a technophobe.  It also drives me nuts when organizations don’t update their accounting software for five years (but that’s another post).  However, new technology (no matter how sophisticated) […]

How may I help you?

Today’s teleclass, “5 Keys to Effective Volunteer Recruiting & Retention” was just the beginning!  My goal is to continue offering tips and information to help your organization, however, I need your help. Please click here to complete a BRIEF survey (there are only two questions, so it’ll be quick!) and let me know what topics you’d […]

3 Ways HR Supports the Vision

This post is part of a series addressing how behind-the-scenes processes can either propel or derail the vision of your organization.  Click here for the introduction to this series. Hiring practices, interviews, employee handbooks, HR policies, job descriptions and employee evaluations…these are probably not on your “favorite things to think about” list.  However, if you’ve […]

Vision and Turn-by-Turn Directions

This post is part of a series addressing how behind-the-scenes processes can either propel or derail the vision of your organization.  Click here for the introduction to this series and here for last week’s post. I have a confession to make…I’m directionally challenged.  I’ve moved around the country a bit, but eventually ended up near […]