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Mission, Vision and Values By Mark A. Griffin

Make your mission, vision and values a reality. By Mark A. Griffin ~ I have been honored to work for many impactful companies and widely known brands in corporate America. God has given me those experiences, coupled with education at some of the best higher education institutions in the U.S. What works well in high-performing…

Bad Human Resource Practices by Mark A. Griffin

By Mark A. Griffin ~ Bad human resource practices can cost organizations millions of dollars. Many potential clients seek a silver bullet when it comes to the hiring process. They want to set up electronic application systems and implement pre-employment testing to objectively and efficiently screen applicants so they can hire the best candidates. They…

Why Good Employees Leave by Mark Griffin

By Mark Griffin ~ Do you wonder why good employees leave your organization? This statement from Bill Hybels has resonated with me for years, but never more so than this past weekend. “People join organizations. They leave managers. “ My conversation with a young professional twenty-something started simply enough. “How’s the new job going?” My…

Lead Employees to Excellence by Mark Griffin

By Mark Griffin ~ Yes, it’s possible for you to lead employees to excellence at work, home and in their communities. For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. ~Ephesians 2:10 A valuable part of leading sustainable for-profit organizations is introducing…

The Workers are Few by Mark Griffin

By Mark Griffin ~ Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is plentiful but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field. ~ Matthew 9:37-38 This was so very true when it was written and still so very true today. The workers available…

The Danger of the Weakest Link by Mark Griffin

By Mark Griffin The craving of a sluggard will be the death of him, because his hands refuse to work. Proverbs 21.25 One of the most difficult aspects of being a Christian leader is disciplining those who are not pulling their weight. Many weak leaders will ignore the behavior or even have one of their…

Embrace the High Calling!

Do All As If For The Lord

This is what I have observed to be good: that it is appropriate for a person to eat, to drink and to find satisfaction in their toilsome labor under the sun during the few days of life God has given them—for this is their lot. ~Ecclesiastes 5:18 Wow! Our work is a gift of God.…

Are You Perceived As A Helpful Leader?

By Mark Griffin God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them. ~Hebrews 6:10 We have lost our way in the area of helping others. Recently, there was a news story where a woman was stabbed…

The Shadow of Arrogance

by Mark Griffin Do not let your mouth lead you into sin. And do not protest to the temple messenger, “My vow was a mistake.” Why should God be angry at what you say and destroy the work of your hands? ~ Ecclesiastes 5:6, NIV Have you ever watched really good employees produce excellent results…

Kingdom-Minded Employee Engagement Programs

By Mark Griffin Sometimes the best way for employees to develop an appreciation of what they have is to take a closer look at what other people have. I would like to introduce to one program that does just that. Employee engagement is not only concerned with aligning employees to the goals and objectives of…


What is CLA?

Christian Leadership Alliance equips and unites leaders to transform the world for Christ. We seek to build the body of Christ by building the people Christ calls to leadership.