Posts by Kathryn Strasser

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Creating Meaningful Community

Meaningful community provides a place where like minded individuals grow together and strengthen each other. This kind of community is valuable to individuals who are seeking a supportive environment that shares their faith values and equips them to make an impact in the marketplace. Why We Create Meaningful Community Faith values often feel disconnected from…

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2019 Highlights + A Look Ahead

Highlights from 2018 Ambassadors for Business experienced lots of growth in 2018! Let’s take a look back on some of the highlights: In the early spring our team re-branded Networking with Purpose events to THRIVE! These events expanded quickly throughout the year. We started with four locations and now have eleven thanks to the support of…

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How to Understand Identity, Purpose, and the Future

The EQUIPPING mission of Ambassadors for Business starts with a call to engage more deeply in your relationship with God. Second, we consider the big questions life prompts us to answer. The questions we wrestle with in life often fall into one of three categories: identity, purpose, or future. Questions of Identity Who am I? Where…

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Giving Tuesday: Transforming Communities

Giving Tuesday is just one week away on November 27. Giving Tuesday provides you with an opportunity to give back after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We invite you to become a valuable contributor to the mission and vision of Ambassadors for Business this Giving Tuesday! Make An Impact In Your Community Your financial contributions…

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Engage: Strengthen Your Relationship with God

The first letter of the EQUIPPING acronym stands for engage: strengthening your relationship with God by engaging with Him on a regular basis. To engage in your relationship with God, there are three important aspects to focus on. Bob Willbanks, president of Ambassadors for Business calls them the legs of a three-legged stool. All of them need…

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Big Event Recap + Raffle Winners

Just over 200 members, guests, volunteers, and staff attended the Thrive Big Event + Winter Fundraiser. The room was filled with energy and enthusiasm for all that is happening in the Ambassadors for Business community! The event was fast-paced and informative with a fantastic keynote address and numerous donation opportunities. The event allowed time for…

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Cultivating Intentional Leadership

Intentional, effective leadership starts with you. Your assessment of where you lead, who you lead, and how you lead plays a critical role in leading with intentionality. Do you want to be more intentional as a leader? Use the following steps (and this worksheet) to get started. First: Identify Where You Lead Action Step: Make a list of the places…

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The Thrive Podcast: Best of Season One

Season 1 of The Thrive Podcast has wrapped up after 21 great episodes! Listen to the a few of the best episodes from the season and stay tuned for the season 2 launch! Episode 1: Build A Faith and Work Partnership with host Bob Willbanks​ Podcast host, Bob Willbanks, shares part of the story behind Ambassadors…

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3 Ways to Make a Positive Impact at Work

As an Ambassador for Christ in the marketplace, making a positive impact on colleagues, company culture, and customers is important. In the daily bustle of emails, meetings, and projects, impacting those around you seems intangible and hard to prioritize. Where should you start, and what can you do? Try these tangible actions: 1. Look for…

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Sponsor Spotlight: CHIPS Computer Services

Tony Chiappetta discovered a natural understanding of technology systems and processes as he grew up. Although he started his career in restaurant management, an entrepreneurial desire in him prompted Tony to start CHIPS Computer Services in 2001. “I feel like God lined up all the experiences in my past,” Tony said. “I found a passion…

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