QT4CM Episode 09

qt4cm team-building Dec 01, 2016

Organizational Coach Dr. Ken Thiessen responds to a ministry worker in Southern Africa about team conflict.

She asks:

We have some communication and conflict problems on our ministry team. I feel very isolated and don’t know how to deal with this. Please… could you have your podcast give some regular tips for team conflict resolution. And how to deal with a team leader who doesn’t bring out the best in us? Click the green play button to listen to Dr. Ken Thiessen.


Dr. Ken Thiessen has a 30 year track record of leading, consulting, and coaching organizations to realize their imagined future.

Church leadership teams will benefit from the resources on his Anxious Congregations website.

Dr. Ken Thiessen came into ministry after a very successful sales career.  He spent 20 years in pastoral ministry before transitioning into a denominational leadership role for 5 years.  During his time as a pastor he served small town and city churches.  In his denominational leadership role he resourced 45 churches and ministries often helping pastors and leadership teams address conflict, develop vision/strategy, and stronger governance structures.  In 2010 he started Power of One Consulting and he now works with churches and nonprofit organizations in the area of strategic planning, governance, and organizational health.  Ken is a certified coach with Gazelles International and is the author of two books:  The Anxious Congregation. Manage Your Fear. Before It Manages You, and The Entrepreneurial Nonprofit.  The Key to Maximizing Sustainable Impact.  (See below.)

Ken can be reached through his Power of One Consulting website, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Ken is also a very engaging speaker and is available to speak at leadership retreats or denominational conferences.

A true entrepreneur, Ken brings a wealth of diverse experiences and expertise to his coaching and consulting practice.  He owned and operated a restaurant, spent a number of years in retail store management, was a highly successful commission territory sales person, and effectively led a number of nonprofit organizations through significant transitions and growth.  Ken has an earned Doctoral degree with a specialization in organizational systems.

He has been trained to use the various organizational tools developed by Human Synergistics and is a certified coach with Gazelles International, a network of business consultants and coaches who help mid-growth companies and nonprofit organizations apply the Mastering the Rockefeller Habits Four Decisions model of strategic thinking and execution planning to maximize the effectiveness and growth of their organization.

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