1 min read

S8E07: Top Reasons Why Your Church Should Prioritize Teamwork and Trust

S8E07: Top Reasons Why Your Church Should Prioritize Teamwork and Trust

Are you interested in increasing the impact of your organization? This episode includes a wealth of practical steps your organization can take to do that. Ashley Wooldridge and Jeff Osborne are the top two leaders of one of the largest churches in USA. Ashley is the Senior Pastor of Christ’s Church of the Valley, and Jeff is the Executive Pastor

Listen to the Audio

Listen on Apple Podcasts | Listen on Stitcher Radio  | Listen on Google Podcasts

In this episode:

  • Some principles or practices that Christ’s Church of the Valley (CCV) and the senior team have implemented to build trust (02:02)

  • Culture flows top down, whatever you want needs to be practice at the top. (02:24)
  • The executive team leaders actually trust each other (03:12)
  • Members of executive team, during performance reviews, are graded on how well they engaged in teamwork (04:08)
  • For example, are they defaulting to each other in areas where other leaders are stronger? (04:40)
  • How CCV has focused on employee development and how it has provided opportunities for its staff (06:11)

  • If you're not growing individually, you're dying; put together an individual growth plan (06:30)
  • Implemented leadership fundamental courses (07:49)
  • CCV created role certifications (08:30)
  • Rolling out a learning management system (09:14)
  • How can large churches or organizations keep everyone focused on a sustainable strategy? (10:43)
  • Keep communicating your main thing and it needs to be simple and not complex (11:47)
  • How strategic clarity interact with giving people space to innovate in their jobs (16:47)
  • Leaders must be willing to give employees the keys a little bit (21:09)
  • Create a culture where we embrace some failure; If there's a miss, no one will come down on you (21:49)
  • Some practical steps that CCV took in the past year or two to focus on healthy communication (23:11)
  • Accountability showed up in survey findings as an area that needed work (34:57)
  • You have to have a way to measure your culture and go do something about it (38:54)
Sample-Report-Ad-1

Read the Transcript

Read a complete, word-for-word transcript of the episode.

FOLLOW OUR HOST

Follow our Host, Al Lopus, on LinkedIn & Twitter.

Email our host at info@workplaces.org

S8E06: How a Healthy Board in Africa Built Healthy Workplace Culture

S8E06: How a Healthy Board in Africa Built Healthy Workplace Culture

The eight drivers of flourishing workplace culture are principles that work anywhere in the world. If you're looking to make a global impact through...

Read More
S8E09: Level Up Your Leadership with a 360 Review and Transparency

S8E09: Level Up Your Leadership with a 360 Review and Transparency

Are you receiving feedback that will help you develop the leadership necessary to meet tomorrow's challenges? Some leaders are resistant to receiving...

Read More
S8E08: 4 Vital Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Leader

S8E08: 4 Vital Qualities to Look For When Hiring a Leader

Discover how to take on a top-leadership role in a well-known organization with a long legacy. Would you know what to do, what kind of leaders to...

Read More