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Joleen Graumann

Guest Post: How to Build True Relational Capital

May 13, 2020
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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…

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Introducing QuickStyle Assessments

April 10, 2020
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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…

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Don’t Settle for Okay: Profiles Move Church Teams from Good to Great

March 9, 2020
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As a local church pastor for twenty-five years, Michael Lee was no stranger to personality differences in his congregation. Plus, his undergraduate degree in psychology had introduced him to dozens of kinds of personality assessments and tools. But even so, when Michael enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program at New Orleans Baptist Theological…

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Team Building Made Easy With NEW LFYS Courses

December 16, 2019
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The Leading From Your Strengths principles makes a tremendous difference in your team’s effectiveness, intimacy, and strength when understood and applied. The issue has been assimilating the principles in a scalable way across your organization. That has all changed with this implementation of new technology. Ministry Insights invested 100K this year to reshoot and streamline…

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Introducing The Prioritized Life Assessment

December 16, 2019
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If you’ve not experienced the Prioritized Life Assessment and would like to, click the link below to receive a 50% discount on the assessment. The Prioritized Life Assessment (Discount Applied at time of checkout $17.50 off retail price)

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Coaching: Leverage Your Team’s Hidden Competitive Advantage

October 28, 2019
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Guest Post by Don Cruickshank* “How do they keep beating us?” “We should be able to run over them!” Members of my high school basketball team had the same discussion year after year as we consistently lost to a smaller school’s team. One of the opposing team’s players could only score when he was positioned five…

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Jodie O'Shannassy leads a group of volunteers in ministry at her local hospital using LFYS

Volunteers: Profiles Help Pastoral Caregivers Serve Hurting Patients, Families

May 30, 2019
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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.…

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Certified practitioner Jeff Germo

Leadership Development: Discipleship Transforms a Church and Entire Community

September 12, 2018
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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.…

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Certified practitioner Mary Morgan led her team on a successful retreat using the LFYS process

Preparation with the Profiles Leads to Staff Retreat Success

June 13, 2018
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Mary Morgan saw the Ministry Insights Equipping Conference email invitation and thought, This is so affordable – I could become certified and develop skills to help our team. The timing was just right. Mary, the executive pastor at Good News Church (Sioux Falls, SD), had become acquainted with Leading From Your Strengths a few years…

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