I've just gotten an APEC Business Travel Card to facilitate my business travels. Shortcut to: Find out how to apply for an APEC Business Travel Card If you're from one of these countries, go and get one - it'll save you time and money. The participating countries as of 2016 are: Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Chile, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia; Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico,…
All churches care for people. Or they should. Making sure people feel the love is something else altogether. I don't share many personal stories on this blog, but here's one about a church I am attending with five key communications lessons attached.
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.
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.