Guest Post: How to Build True Relational Capital

Guest Post: How to Build True Relational Capital

Turn Self-Awareness Into Other-Awareness By Joleen Graumann Relational capital is an intangible resource. Even so, we live in an age where relational capital has surged in value. Nurturing and managing healthy relationships is key to both personal and commercial success. Self-awareness – the ability to see personal strengths and weaknesses objectively – plays a big […]

Introducing QuickStyle Assessments

Introducing QuickStyle Assessments

We all react uniquely to new information and plans, which can result in team conflict. But most communication snafus can be avoided by simply understanding our differences and appreciating the strengths of others. That’s why we’re introducing QuickStyle Assessments. QuickStyle Assessments are a consolidated format of the Leading From Your Strengths report. Each team member’s […]

Profiles in the Desert: Deployed Army Unit Uses LFYS to Strengthen Teams, Boost Morale

Lieutenant Colonel Philip “Buddy” Winn, U.S. Army chaplain, leads ministry teams serving soldiers and their families of Task Force Spartan, comprised of active and reserve Army and National Guard units. His job mushroomed recently when troops from Task Force Spartan were deployed to the deserts of southwest Asia as part of Operation Spartan Shield (OSS). […]

Volunteers: Profiles Help Pastoral Caregivers Serve Hurting Patients, Families

Volunteers: Profiles Help Pastoral Caregivers Serve Hurting Patients, Families

Jodie O’Shannassy and her hospital volunteers use LFYS to gain understanding for each other and those they serve Hospital chaplain Jodie O’Shannassy serves with three other leaders to coordinate a team of 30-40 pastoral care volunteers serving in hospitals that are part of the Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service (DDHHS) throughout southern Queensland, Australia. […]

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

When Jeff Germo was called as lead pastor of Campbell River Baptist Church (Campbell River, British Columbia), the elder/deacon board gave him a mandate to develop leaders. “The discipleship system in the local church isn’t working,” says Jeff. Leadership skills grow out of spiritual formation and that everybody in God’s church is broken, including himself. […]