Effective communications is less about sending the right message and more about releasing the right response. Do you know the difference? More often than we realize, people aren’t looking for more information—they’re looking for ways to make sense of the information they already have. Many times, instead of helping people with relief from overload, we just throw more on the pile and add to the confusion.
This workshop is for you as a clergy leader, creative professional, ministry leader or volunteer looking for ways to get your message out to where your audience connects, whether that is online or off.
Communications leader Kem Meyer facilitates this workshop. She doesn’t focus on short-term, quick-fix solutions, but rather on connections that can make lasting changes.… more
This lunch workshop provides hands-on opportunities to develop better creativity and problem solving within your congregation.
Strategic planning consultant Tad Dickel addresses the accelerating rate of change in today's society, characteristics of effective creative problem solving in teams, and divergent and convergent thinking. In advance of the workshop, you will be offered the Basadur Profile, an assessment that identifies your creative problem-solving style. Dicket unpacks this helpful tool at the workshop. You’ll gain better understanding of creative problem solving and how to begin applying some of these skills in your congregation. You’ll learn to use both to address challenges and to engage in more productive conversations and decision making.
In this… more