Learning and Development – 07.09.21

by Mike Rutt September 6, 2021 A

Keep Learning and Developing….

We’re passionate about seeing Christians working with young people continuing to learn and develop. Here are this week’s picks…


Read: No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention – Read Hastings and Erin Mayer




Trust your team. Be radically honest. And never, ever try to please your boss.


More than 190 million subscribers, continuous innovation and some of the most creative people on the planet.


How did Netflix transform itself from a mail order DVD service into a global entertainment powerhouse? By rejecting the accepted beliefs under which most companies operate and creating a whole new way of working.


From unlimited holidays to radical honesty, no approvals and a “no talented jerks” policy Netflix have intentionally developed a culture that is more in tune with our ever-changing world. And here, for the first time, you can find out from its CEO how and why it works.


Listen to: The Weight Podcast: Religious Live of Young People – “Faithful Authenticity” with Dr Andrew Root




From the show notes…


We all have a deep desire to belong and to be understood. As we move through different stages of life and different cultural realities, we are consistently navigating what it looks like to live into our most authentic selves. For teenagers this carries a lot of insecurity and awkwardness, which can stir up anxiety in pastors, youth ministers and church leaders. How can we faithfully equip young people with a strong sense of identity and purpose, given to them by God? How can we help young people gain a better understanding of their unique stories?


In this episode, Dr. Andrew Root is the guest and speaks to the power of testimony, confession and storytelling to help teenagers and young adults navigate their own complicated stories. Root challenges us to greater curiosity and stronger questions that will benefit not only the lives of young people, but the church as a whole.