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Tim Gocha

Tim Gocha is an Executive Search Consultant at Vanderbloemen Search Group.

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How To Demonstrate Effective, Spiritually Charged Leadership
Posted by Tim Gocha on 7/2/18 7:04 AM

Ever-Increasing Agility In A Changing Environment

One of the core values of Vanderbloemen Search Group is: "Ever-Increasing Agility." As a company, we strive for agility to serve our clients and candidates with excellence in an ever-changing marketplace.

Whether it’s societal or cultural norms, our personal lives, our jobs, our communities, our nation, or our world, change is all around us. As Christian leaders and thinkers, we have to be able to navigate, grow, and even thrive in that tension.

Rick Warren, senior pastor of Saddleback Church says, "Irrelevance happens when the speed of change outside an organization is greater than speed of change inside an organization."

Here are 3 key reminders on how to strive for agility in a changing environment:

Posted by Tim Gocha on 6/27/18 7:03 AM

How To Be A Peacemaker And Avoid Staff Conflict


Conflict is inevitable. In a fallen world, conflict can and will happen. I served as a Lead Pastor for many years; I will be the first to affirm that the phrase, “No perfect people allowed,” includes church staff, too – even Lead Pastors. So there will, from time to time, be some degree of conflict among staff. The Bible asks, “What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you?” (James 4:1). So how can we, as Christians, deal with conflict?

Posted by Tim Gocha on 5/9/18 8:31 AM

5 Resolutions For Church Leaders To Make This Year

A full 40% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions every year, according to the first Washington Post edition of 2018. What’s even more shocking is 80% of those people will give up on their New Year’s resolution by the 2nd week of February!

Posted by Tim Gocha on 1/17/18 7:00 AM

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