Watched Michael Hyatt’s interview with Syed Balkhi, founder of WPbeginner, and made a bee-line to sign up. Great tutorials and plenty of free content. I would highly recommend it for rank novices like me.
Finding team members with the character, competencies and chemistry to match your vision can be time-consuming – and risky. One wrong call and you pay for it for years. If you’ve ever slogged through stacks of applications to fill a staff position, you’ll appreciate the insights presented by Monty Kelso, President of Slingshot Group. In this episode, Monty unpacks a revolutionary new model that is transforming staff search for hundreds of ministries each year – with remarkable results.
- Acceptance of a search and staffing model in the local church and discussion of the staffing process/timeline.
- Most frequent pitfalls that a church might encounter if they conduct staff searches on their own.
- Who you want on the “other side of the table” when making church staffing decisions.
- Generational differences in tenure and the best ways to minimize church staff turnover.
In this episode, Chris Davenport from Church Development Fund shares from decades of experience in construction management the right and wrong ways to tackle a building project – especially when volunteers are involved.
- Who should (and should not) be making construction decisions within church staff.
- The steps every Senior Minister needs to take in order to adequately prepare for a building project.
- The jobs volunteers can do that will actually save you money and best practices on navigating all of the talents and skillsets available in your church congregation.
- How to gain that new building without losing your job.
- The biggest budget busters in church construction and how to avoid them.
In this episode, Tami Milbrandt walks us through the compelling reasons for having a social media presence as well as the best way to wade into the waters of Facebook and Twitter without drowning. BONUS: The five Inner Circle voices every leader should consult regularly to stay sharp, focused and producing great social media content.
- Why it is important to be involved in social media; no matter the capacity or time commitment you have available.
- The natural seasons of social media and the role of consistency among the various networks.
- Do’s and Dont’s of delegating social media responsibilities with your staff.
- Tips on how to create a conversation and encourage engagement on various social platforms.
- Developing your Inner Circle – tips on the 5 voices every marketer should keep front and center to remain sharp and inspired in social marketing.