Tim Yates Blog

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Getting Beyond Pareto

Getting Beyond Pareto

So first what is the Pareto Principle? The Pareto principle states that, for many events, roughly 80% of the effects come from 20% of the causes. The Pareto Problem Within The Church When talking about volunteers within the local church, the Pareto Principle always...

Photo Stations For Atrium of Valley Church

Big Idea - I was asked to lead the creation of 2 designated photo areas to be located within the atrium of Valley Church in time for Easter.   Objective - We wanted to create 2 designated areas for photos using barnwood as a backdrop, in a cost-effective way. ...

Case Study – #LoveYouDSM

For: Valley Church Results: #LoveYouDSM Discovery After initial discussions with several of the directors of Valley Church, the conclusion was drawn that the Valley Ministries was experiencing, not necessarily a "communication problem", but more of an "awareness...

5 Voices – A New Perspective For Hiring

5 Voices – A New Perspective For Hiring

Have you ever felt when hiring a new staff member that finding the right person for the job, one that will be a great addition to your team and can excel in the role that they have been hired for, can sometimes feel like rolling the dice or be a bit of a gamble? Over...

What. Why?  Win!

What. Why? Win!

Had a thought this morning about the use of communicating stories to motivate others into service. Typically, most people or churches, create stories that celebrate the "WHAT."  As in, WHAT someone has done, or WHAT someone will be doing in the future.  Usually, it's...

Prime Time

Prime Time

Loops, stems, tracks, whatever you might happen to call them, using audio tracks within your worship services these days can be a great benefit to your worship time, but this added resource can also create some challenges as well. To begin with, for the purpose of...

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