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Planning is Better Together

Planning is Better Together

December 23, 2015

Planning. To some a four letter word. To others, an activity that never happens in their organization. In this episode, Dave and Justin discuss what planning has been, is today, and should be tomorrow using the metaphor of the body.

Marketing is a Social Animal

Marketing is a Social Animal

December 18, 2015

Tired of inauthentic and annoying marketing? You and us both. In this episode, Dave and Justin discuss the evolving nature of marketing (it’s social!), how it should be approached (humans at the center!), and what Paul told the Corinthians (keep it real, yo!).

We’re Better Together with Big Data

We’re Better Together with Big Data

December 11, 2015

What the heck is Big Data? And what does it have to do with faith & business? In this episode, Dave and Justin define Big Data, give pragmatic examples of its use in various capacities, and draw a parallel back to Paul in the New Testament.

Solving Problems Together

Solving Problems Together

December 4, 2015

In this episode, Dave and Justin discuss how we solve problems better together. They approach the topic from a wide variety of angles and contrast the Old Testament approach (rigid and hierarchical) with the New Testament ideal (agile and connected as a body).

Performance: it’s better together

Performance: it’s better together

November 28, 2015

Dave and Justin discuss how organizations perform better when they do it together. In the industrial age, we were told that humans were a means to a well-defined (manufactured good) end. In the knowledge age, humans control the means of production and that production is better when combined with others.

Innovation: it’s better when it’s done together

Innovation: it’s better when it’s done together

November 20, 2015

How would you rate your organization in terms of its ability to innovate? In this episode, Dave and Justin tackle the topic of how we innovate better together.

Sharing Together

Sharing Together

November 13, 2015

Dave and Justin explore the role of sharing in a professional environment. Topics ranging from industrial evolutions to the “sharing economy” as well as the duality of our nature (sometimes we share sometimes we hoard) are discussed along with the biblical grounding of sharing found in Acts 4.

Caring Together

Caring Together

November 8, 2015

In this episode, Dave and Justin discuss the topic of “Caring Together” in a business context. They discuss two caring platforms that have come out of Minneapolis and interview Jason Wenell from The Table.

Serving Others

Serving Others

October 31, 2015

As a continuation of the “We’re Better Together” series, in this episode, Dave and Justin tackle the topic of “Serving Others” within a professional environment. From Dave’s “lemon” car experience in his formative years to service design and organizational structure, the duo paints a picture of how serving others leads to powerful outcomes similar to what we see in 1 Corinthians 12.

The Synergy of Teams

The Synergy of Teams

October 24, 2015

Have you ever noticed that the very best ideas and innovation tend to come from efforts that include more than just you? You may have also noticed that it’s painful at times to truly collaborate with others. In this episode, David and Justin discuss the “Synergy of Teams” and dive into the complex topic of collaboration as viewed through a Biblical lens.