If the competition to the workforce is automation, what can we learn from it? Hank Jackson, President of the Society of Human Resource Management recently said: We need to upgrade ourselves. Take a cue from our competition (automation). We are fighting against an automated workforce,...

Dear Christian Radio,Appreciation…it’s a basic need. According to Steven Covey, author of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People", “Next to physical survival, the greatest need of a human being is psychological survival—to be understood, to be affirmed, to be validated, to be appreciated.”  Understanding...

Dear Christian Radio…What we do every single day matters.This is the third installment in a 4-part series on Leadership in Christian Radio.So far, we’ve discovered the issues facing us and laid out some initial first steps. Now what? I mean, what does a leader do...

Last week the entire Positive Alternative Radio family came together in Blacksburg for Vision Week.  It was a powerful testimony of the goodness and grace of God's love and forgiveness!  PAR has made no secret about how toxic our culture was just 4 short years...

Here’s a quote I heard recently: "In a world of high tech, people need high touch."Do you think this is true? Part of how we must be intentional about maintaining our culture of caring, leading, influencing and being a servant to those around us is how...

Dear Christian Radio,

If you were to go on vacation to a foreign country, would you brush up a little on the language?  …At least learn a few common phrases?  Get a head-start on cultural

Company-Culture Dear Christian Radio, I am writing this article with as much generality as possible.  One day, a few more miles down the road from here, I’ll be more specific. The place where I serve is in a double, or even triple, sub cultural environment