Todd McMichen

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Interview: Todd McMichen of Auxano on Church Vision & Generosity

10 Mar , 2016  

  Today we’re continuing the conversation with another person who helps churches raise money by getting church leadership teams. Todd McMichen is at Auxano and is the Chief Campaign consultant over there. Todd has served for more than 30 years in a variety of roles in the local church, doing everything from planting churches to lead […]

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The Day Justin Trapp Made Me Realize What Is Killing Me Slowly.

8 Mar , 2016  

Justin Trapp just talked about getting stuck in the classic entrepreneurial trap of trying to do too much yourself. Do you find yourself doing things yourself when you know you really shouldn’t be doing them? But, there’s a really good practical reason, right? Justin wisely noted: Speed is the enemy of delegation. [CLICK TO TWEET] Oh! […]

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3 Things Every Organization Website Needs

4 Mar , 2016  

There are many things your website should have, do, offer, etc. but these three are non-negotiable: 1) Analytics: Nowadays this comes in 2 forms that are must-installs at the very least: Google Analytics – de facto standard analytics free service that is the basic fundamental option to install.  If you don’t understand the html mumbo […]

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Top 20 Apps I Use Everyday

2 Mar , 2016  

   The top twenty apps on my phone that I use everyday, every week, every month, for collaboration, communication, and productivity. Outlook Fantastical Slack Facebook / Hootsuite / Instagram Dropbox / Drive Downcast / OverDrive Mindmeister ScanBot Toggl UpWork Freshbooks Retype / Over / Adobe Post / Layout Waze What other app should I consider […]

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Your Church Needs To Consider Digital Payments - infographic inside

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3 Reasons Why Your Church Needs To Consider Mobile Giving For Offering & Tithes

29 Feb , 2016  

Are you still depending on people to pull out their wallets and checkbooks during our church service? Are you passing the offering plate down the line without any thought to what might be better, easier, preferred by those that are giving to support your church?  Does your entire offering time revolve around your church, staff […]

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doug turner - culture of ready - generosity interview with Kenny Jahng

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Gabbing About Generosity: Culture of Ready with Doug Turner

25 Feb , 2016  

Today I sat down with Doug Turner of Culture of Ready. He’s an industry veteran helping churches and ministries raise over $1 Billion during his tenure in this role.    One of the things that I really was looking forward to hearing about is Doug’s notion that communities that understand good stewardship and generosity don’t […]

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Church Giving Generosity Podcast

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3 Obstacles Keeping Your Church From Adopting Online & Digital Giving

11 Feb , 2016  

Last week we kicked off the discussion and had a lively chat. Today we continue the discussion, talk about 3 big obstacles for why churches aren’t adopting online and mobile giving options for receiving the offering & tithes during a church worship service. We even make a friend on the net and invite Alfredo into […]

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Kenny’s AXIOM #2: Repetition Rules.

7 Feb , 2016  

Axiom #2 for marketing and sales:  Repetition rules! Just look at a study by the National Sales Executive Association that I was reminded of over at Sujan Patel’s blog.   In it they found that almost half — 48% of sales professionals never follow up!   That’s great news! First of all, that’s your competition.  […]

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Kenny Jahng and Richard J Lee Talk About Generosity

Faith, Ponderings, Work

Generosity Journey: Conversation About The State of Giving

5 Feb , 2016  

Recently, Richard and I have been making varied observations about the State of Giving in our culture.  Both to non-profits and the Church. There seems to be a couple of trends taking place, and many organizations are at risk of being caught in the intersection of some of these trends if they don’t wake up […]

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repetition is key

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What did you say? You need to REPEAT yourself please. Say it again. Really.

5 Feb , 2016  

Did you know that you are more aware, more self-conscious, more exposed to your own message and presence than anyone else?  Yes. Now, this can be both good and bad.  It really depends on the circumstances. For crisis situations, it can be a good thing. But for normal modes of life, it usually means that […]

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