How to Foster Goodwill with Your Team

Everyone on your team wants to feel appreciated.  The more you take the time to do that, the more you can develop goodwill with your team, and the more you can build a good brand.

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Scripture makes many references to how we should treat one another.  Bringing these practices into your workplace will revolutionize your team.  And it will create a positive culture that will contribute to your brand.

Here are eleven ways that you can build goodwill with your team by practicing these “one anothers.”

How to Build Trust with Your Team

Trust is a fragile thing.  We want our team to trust us, but trust cannot be developed overnight.  You can only build trust through a consistent relationship maintained over time.

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In developing an environment of trust with your team, it is important to show yourself trustworthy.  And then to show your team that they can trust the others on the team too.

Here are three principles to remember as you build trust with your team.

The Importance of Community in the Workplace

In order for you to develop a healthy brand for your company, it is important to have a sense of community in the workplace.

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Once you have developed your ministry vision and you have developed your core values, it is essential to live them out so you can build community.

Here are three thoughts to keep in mind as you knit your team together through your shared vision and values.

How to Build a Successful Brand

Good branding is essential to any venture.  Whether it’s building a business.  Developing a product.  Or establishing yourself.  But how do you create a successful brand?

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First of all, let’s define brand.  A brand is the sum of all the interactions, experiences, and impressions that someone has about you, your product, or your business.  It resides in their mind.  So you do not own your brand.

Creating a successful brand can seem very complex, but it’s actually a simple concept.  Good branding requires following these simple steps.

How a Ministry Vision Will Transform Your Company

You have the power to do much good with your business.  Not just to create wealth.  But to impact lives for God’s Kingdom.  All you need is a ministry vision.

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Think of your business as an instrument in God’s hand to draw people to Himself.  When you have that perspective, you align your thinking with God’s thinking.  And God is pleased to use your business for His glory.

Here is the four-step process of transforming your company by cultivating a ministry vision.

How to Make a Triple Bottom Line Impact with Your Company

You can do more than just make money.  You can make a difference.  Your company can bring out the best in everyone around you.  Your company can make a triple bottom line impact.

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If you want your workplace to have a positive effect on your customers, your employees, your suppliers, your investors, and your community, then you can put your biblical values into action through a transformational culture.  And as a result, your business will have a triple bottom line impact.

Here are the three bottom line benefits of having a transformational culture at your workplace.

The Purpose of Love in a Healthy Workplace Culture

How do you get good employees to stay at your workplace?  The secret for employee engagement is not really a secret.  It’s treating everyone in the way you would want to be treated.  It’s having a healthy workplace culture.  In a word, it’s love.

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When I say the word love, I am talking about the Greek word agapao.  This is love in a social or moral sense.  This is the kind of love that Jesus said we should have for one another.

When you have a positive environment when your employees feel the love—or agapao—then they will want to stay.  And if your clients feel that same love, then they will want to stay with you too.

Here are four ways you can use agapao to create a healthy workplace culture.

How Do You Communicate Your Core Values?

Whether in a family or in a workplace, core values are a key part of a culture.  They provide the confines for acceptable behavior.

These values communicate to everyone what is important to the leaders in place.  In fact, organizations with intact core values perpetuate the heart of the leader without the leader even being present.

But how do they get in place to begin with?  And how are they perpetuated?

At the risk of making this process seem overly simplified, here is a three-step process for cultivating core values in the home or on the job.

How to Cultivate a Flourishing Culture of Innovation

Today’s marketplace obsesses about innovation, and yet there is confusion about how to create the necessary environment to cultivate it in the workplace.

We can’t just demand innovation.  It doesn’t just happen.

To create a culture of innovation, four T’s need to be in place first.  Here are some questions to ask yourself to determine if your workplace has cultivated an environment conducive to innovation.

How to Engineer a Personal Brand Transformation

How do you go about doing a personal brand transformation?  Well, what do you want to be—when you grow up?

We’ve all been asked that question.  When we were little.  When we were graduating.  When we were looking for our first job.

But we should be always asking ourselves that question.

Ephesians 4:15 tells us that we should “grow up” to be like Christ.  In every area of our lives.  And we should be consistent in that expression at all times.

How can we become the fullness of who God created us to be in Christ?  And how can we maintain it?

Here are three simple steps to follow.