Team Health & Culture

Culture is key. Learn how to lead and be part of an effective and healthy team.

Emotional Intelligence: A leadership and spiritual development tool

Healthy Collaboration Checklist

Is Your Team Health and Culture Holding You Back?

How to Avoid the Weeds and Focus on Mission

Get Intentional About Your Influence: How to Lead Up

Super Bowl Ads - 3 Communications Principles to Apply

5 Tips for Productivity

10 Strategies to get Unstuck

A Dose of Encouragement

Sharing our Hearts: An Update from Fishhook

Westward Bound - From Dream to Reality

We're Hitting the Road This Fall!

Ask This Question to Focus More and Stress Less

Leading Well When you Aren't in Control

9 Principles for Giving Feedback

What the GDPR Update Means for Your Church

Strategic Goals Worksheet

What Your Team Doesn't Know About Communications

Top Ways to Highlight Your Mission

5 Things Your Communications Director Wishes you Knew

Communications Director Job Description

Communicating Staff Changes

Inside a Visitor's First Sunday

Work it Out - Flexibility Checklist

Online Communications Coordinator Job Description

How to Run Your Communications Ministry Like an Agency

58: Communicating when something's coming with Greg Wenhold - Good Shepherd Church

56: Reinventing yourself with Hap Leman - The Vineyard Church of Central Illinois

55: Paving the way to community relationships with Peter and Joel Yoshonis - All Shores Wesleyan Church

53: Balancing family and ministry life with Adam Waters - The Vineyard Church of Central Illinois

52: All in the family with Peter and Joel Yoshonis - All Shores Wesleyan Church

51: Confessions of a pastor's spouse with Janie and Matt Mehaffey - North Terrace Church of Christ

50: Collaborative change with Rick Thiemke - Via Church

49: Intense community networking as a pastor with Rick Thiemke - Via Church

48: Making room for more with Chris Philbeck - Mount Pleasant Christian Church

47: Moments of momentum with Chris Philbeck - Mount Pleasant Christian Church

46: Leading change in a change averse culture with Don Williams - First Missionary Church

45: The pastor as a missionary with Don Williams - First Missionary Church

44: Healthy critique with a team with Greg Wallace - Northview Church

43: Communicating clear expectations with Greg Wallace - Northview Church

Fishhooker of the Month - Sarah Mitchell

Go, Mr. McBroom - Don’t Stop!

30: Creating Internal Values with Mike Crull - Northview Church

Fishhooker of the Month - Christi Hester

3 Tips on How to give constructive feedback

29: Tips for budgeting with Mike Crull - Northview Church

Fishhooker of the Month - Kem Meyer

How to have tough conversations with church volunteers

Staff Changes - what to say when you can't say anything yet

What executive pastors need to ask communications directors

Fishhooker of the Month - Brooke Reeves

The Ideal Team Player - Part 4: Are you Smart?

36: The Ins and Outs of Growing a Communications Team - Eastern Star Church

35: HAPPY LEMAN - Creating a Culture of Generosity

The Ideal Team Player - Part 3: How to keep your team Hungry

Fishhooker of the month - Deleath Blomberg

The Ideal Team Player – Part 2: What Does it Mean to be Humble?

8 Steps to Get Internal Buy-in for Your Church Brand

The Ideal Team Player – Part 1

6 Tips for Keeping Communications Going during a Personal Leave

How to Spotlight Your Volunteers

31: Tim Harlow and Bill Brown – Healthy Communication between a Senior and Executive Pastor

A Recap from The Table – Strategy, Teamwork and Technology

Small Church, Big Heart

Marketing to Your Community – It Starts Inside!

10 Ways to Celebrate Your Mission This Week

Sync Up or Sink: Why We Love Our Weekly Sync Sessions

How to Create Meaningful Benefits for Your Employees

Before You Go Multisite – Tips from Church Leaders Who've Been There

Sample Interview Questions

What Happens When You’re in a Transition with Your Comm Department and Need Support

Join us at The Table February 8 – Strategy, Teamwork and Technology!

5 Unexpected Items You Should Add to Your Budget

 How to Facilitate a Creative Meeting

How to Handle a Communications Blunder

Our Favorite Christmas Songs and Movies and Some Tips on Keeping the Holidays Fun!

How a Communications Director Adds Value to Your Church

Beyond the Job Description – What You (and Your Church) Need in Your Next Communications Director

Does Our Work Really Matter?

We're at INBOUND 2016! And We Can't Wait To ...

The #churchcomm Life ... in the Trenches – Getting Staff and Volunteers to Work with Your Processes

The 2016 Alignment Conference – Our Top Takeaways

Multisite Churches and Naming, Oh My!

How to Know When It's Time to Refresh Your Mission

Join us at The Alignment Conference: Multisites and More

5 Things We've Learned from Our Seasoned Leaders

What Fishhook University Students Have to Say about the TeamSpeak Course

Reading List

Why Meeting Your Staff Online is So Important

4 Things We've Learned from Our Millennials

How my Sabbatical Leave is Impacting my Everyday Life

5 Tips for Communicating Financial Information

Confessions of a Terrible Podcaster

What I Learned from my Sabbatical

Join Us at the Aspen Group Pastors Lunch

Leaning into Rest

WATCH: The 4 Communications Topics Your Church Team Wants to Learn More about

"Less Chaos. Less Noise." - Why We're Excited about Kem Meyer's Book

A Recap from The Table Christmas in July

Church Giving Audit Part 5: Are You Being Relational or Transactional?

Growing Your Organizational Culture - 5 Key Steps to Consider

Pastors, Do You Care about Branding? You Do if You Care about These Things

We're Headed to the NACC in California! Will You Be There?

From a Pastor's Perspective - The One Question to Ask at the End of Every Meeting

The Essential Elements of Leading Together

Leading Fishhook Together: What Matters Most to Us

The #churchcomm Life ... in the Trenches - The Secret That’s Keeping You Stuck

From a Pastor's Perspective - The Role of an Executive Pastor in Communications

Building Organizational Culture - It's in the Details

Celebrating Leah Norton's 10 Years at Fishhook

How can churches communicate and respond? #prayforOrlando

The #churchcomm Life ... in the Trenches

Hiring vs. Outsourcing Communications Roles

Creative Ways to Maximize Your Team: Work Environments and Schedules

WWJD? When to Hire Someone

Staff Structure: Where does the Communications Director fit?

Elevate This Item on Your Staff Agenda

5 Things Your Communications Director Wishes You Knew

Church leader: Who is praying for you?

The Fishhook Story (Part 3)

Hey, Church Leaders: Who is Your Competition?

Building Your Video Team

WWJD? When to Fire Someone

Church Giving Audit: Part 1

A Recap from The Table - Giving Ministry Away

Rally ‘Round the Mission, Boys

A Recap and Resources from the October Webinar - When Leadership Gets Messy

It's Pastor Appreciation Month! - And we've got some great gift ideas ...

Join us for our last 2015 Webinar! - Dirty Jobs: When Leadership Gets Messy

Everything has Freaking Changed!

A Recap and Resources from the September Webinar - Worship Where You Work!

What is burnout? - How to prevent it or break free from it

The Fishhook Vibe - Finding our Superpowers (Part 2)

The Healthy Conversations Quiz - Is your staff solidified or siloed?

When Fishhook Began to Flounder

That Summer Silence - When Fishhookers go on Vacation

Leah Norton Becomes Partner at Fishhook

Looking Forward - Vale Church talks about creating stability after change

Shepherding Through Change - Vale Church talks about rebranding

Honorary Fishhooker - Mel Ullrich

The Church Communicators Coloring Book

15: Renaming Your Church - Lessons learned from The Ridge

14: Renaming Your Church - Lessons learned from West Bridge Church

04: Winning with staff training