Connecting Points

Renewal or Redundancy? Write Your Own Game Plan

July 11, 2016

Businesses and organizations have used key performance indicators (KPIs) for decades to determine how well they’re tracking toward goals. These metrics typically evaluate success through quantifiable data, and can be used across multiple areas of business such as sales, marketing, supply chains, and finances.


Have You Stopped to Check Your Tread?

July 7, 2016

Running your business is a lot like embarking on a long road trip. You plan, prepare, and commit a season of your life to persevering on, no matter what the journey brings.


Are YOU the Bottleneck?

July 6, 2016

He was a strong, visionary leader and expert manager who navigated what is arguably one of the greatest organizational turnarounds in human history. A staggering number of people followed his leadership into an unknown and uncertain future. He was their instructor, counselor, and arbiter. He was a major player in their greatest successes. His name was Moses, and at the height of his leadership tenure, he unwittingly became the bottleneck to his followers’ growth and his own effectiveness. If what follows shines light on an area of challenge for you, know that you’re in good company.


Leadership and Stewardship: Developing Habits to Sharpen Your Impact

June 29, 2016

Leadership and stewardship go hand-in-hand. Business success alone is meaningless — it’s how you use that success to make a positive impact on people and advance God’s kingdom that truly matters.

Too often, Christian business owners and CEOs try to separate their business leadership from their Christian ministry, assuming they can do well in both without integrating them together.


The C12 Group Receives Best Christian Workplace Certification

June 21, 2016

The C12 Group, the nation’s largest organization of peer advisory groups for Christian CEOs and executives was honored as a Certified Best Christian Workplace by the Best Christian Workplaces Institute. BCWI is an international non-profit, research-based, organizational development and human resources consulting firm with a vision to see Christian workplaces set the standard as the best, most effective places to work in the world.


Are You Pulling All the Weight in Your Business?

June 8, 2016

Your team is capable of achieving powerful results when given the tools to function as a unit. This follows God’s design for men. He didn’t intend for any individual to carry the load alone, but for many to unite with shared vision and purpose.


Recession Proof Your Business

May 25, 2016

No CEO or business owner likes to think about a recession, but in the current economic climate, it is vital to be prepared for the worst. However, you don’t have to look at this as doomsday planning; consider it proactive stewardship: a forward-thinking approach to ensure you have the tools in place to thrive through even the most challenging financial conditions. Before expanding your toolbox, you must look at what’s currently inside — everything from capital to strategic plans. This interactive self-evaluation document will help you analyze where you stand while applying Biblical principles to your most important business needs. 


Who Are You Running With?

May 19, 2016

It can be lonely out front. As an Owner, CEO, or Executive, everyone looks to you for the answers, direction and confidence. You can discuss your leadership struggles with friends, but do they really understand the challenges you face, and live them out daily? Do you have a group of peers who share the same Biblical worldview and eternal perspective encouraging and challenging you?


The Start-Up Spirit: How Thinking Big and Acting Small Builds Winning Companies

May 17, 2016

Good leaders know that business success boils down to two things: thought and action. Healthy perspective and intentional operation create an environment where people are motivated to contribute, building the kind of culture that is required for a prosperous future.


The C12 Group Board of Directors Appoints New CEO To Usher in Global Vision

May 4, 2016

The C12 Group, the largest and fastest growing Christian CEO and Executive roundtable organization, announces the Board of Directors has unanimously appointed Mike Sharrow as Chief Executive Officer and President. Don Barefoot, C12’s longtime CEO and figurehead announced his desire to step down earlier this year after a decade of dedicated and distinguished service to the company. Sharrow assumes the title effective May 1st, 2016.