I run a company and we have exit interviews to help us improve ourselves and to gently release a member of staff who may have resigned, or sometimes, been terminated. One day, I sat back and thought... how different is a church from my company?
If you're starting a new organisation, this is the best time to adopt an email naming standard. Many only start thinking about it when they realise they have two members named John Doe. Here are a few benefits to adopting email naming conventions. Unique email addresses can be created more easily. (It's a matter of time before you have two…
Volunteers volunteer. They do not get paid. Since they don’t expect to be remunerated financially, how then do we motivate, incentivise and appreciate all that they contribute towards? We oftentimes hear the term burnout and I believe there are ways to avoid this from happening.
We all want to constantly improve our organisations but we oftentimes don't achieve the desired results. Sometimes, it's due to the way the sessions are structured (or not structured). Here are six guidelines to help you during your next session.
Google has fast become the defacto standard for tracking website statistics, possibly because it's free, and possibly because it's relatively quite easy. If you're using a WordPress-based website, it's really easy to insert the Tracking ID that Google gives out to identify your website uniquely.
Sometimes, we want to maintain a Facebook friendship (possibly for business or special interest groups), but we really don't want to see their updates. Here's a quick tip to reduce time and updates from people whom you really don't care much about.
At some point, most of those of us on Facebook will need to design a cover photo. You could simply choose a photo and slap it in, but some have chosen a more creative path. Here's three interesting samples. You may not need to have such a creative design for your company or church, but you will want to avoid…
Students in this day and age need to be excited to learn through new mediums. We need to ignite a passion and make them want to learn for themselves. No longer can we preach and drill ideas into their head.
Heya, I'm Alex TheBackpackr & here's my lovely wife with whom I go on all adventures. I'm an entrepreneur and a Communications Consultant for a large church at the same time. More about me here.
This website is a journal of encouragement and record of projects undertaken for clients. There are a lot of how-tos and videos + articles that should be helpful for anyone interested in improving communications for an organisation, especially a church.