Are you completely transparent with the staff regarding the financial condition of your organization and the goals that must be achieved to improve, maintain, or grow your position? Is every employee aware of the budget for the parts of the operation in which he or she works? Are employees regularly updated on how revenues and costs are tracking against the budget? Are all employees involved at some level in strategic planning for your organization’s future? Is there a forum in which all employees can be heard with respect to what they observe “on the ground” that affects your organization’s costs and revenues? What are best practices for keeping employees “in the loop” and engaged in protecting your organization’s position?
Learn how to use the ubiquitous cell phone as an effective tool for evangelization in the family, parish, school, and diocese.
This topic will be addressed in two parts so that we can sufficiently cover both the underlying research and the pastoral implications of the most recent study of young people in the Church and where and how we can reach out to them. Leisa Anslinger will facilitate part two as we look at the implications of this research and try to address concretely what we can do.
This topic will be addressed in two parts so that we can sufficiently cover both the underlying research and the pastoral implications of the most recent study of young people in the Church and where and how we can reach out to them. Part one starts with the data from the unprecedented report Going, Going, Gone: The Dynamics of Disaffiliation in Young Catholics, led by Bob McCarty, one of the principle authors. He will present an overview of the many and varied reasons for disaffiliation from the Church by those we commonly refer to as “nones.”
The feeds of Facebook’s 234 million U.S. subscribers are constantly being viewed for updates and news. At the same time, Twitter’s 68 million U.S. followers practice the art of communicating in 280 characters. Most Catholic publishers have a presence in both of these media, but what are the benefits of all this activity? How do you measure what a “like” or a retweet means to your business? How do these media impact your sales? Or do they? In this session, we will examine how to use both media effectively, how to best measure the results, and how and where monetization makes sense.