This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. Naturally, our hearts are drawn to making a difference in our own community – particularly in times of crisis. But we may easily tire of the constant request for funding, especially when we feel that we have so much more to offer. The idea of writing a check for meals or funding rent for a family about to be evicted is a privilege, but it’s not leveraged. David Weekley is Chairman
This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. From local charities and churches to the world’s largest non-governmental organizations (NGOs), most – if not all – nonprofits are struggling today as a result of the current crisis. Reduced funding, work-from-home restrictions, and workforce limitations put significant pressure on their ability to stay mission focused: serving others to meet various needs. As one of the world’s largest NGOs, World Vision finds itself fighting the same battles many of
This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. Many Halftime Alumni are deeply invested in businesses, nonprofits, and ministries that are struggling today as a result of the current crisis. As social entrepreneurs, business owners, and board members, many are facing unexpected layoffs, forfeiting incomes, and other cost-cutting measures to survive and carry on with producing valuable (and in many cases faith-focused) work. Do you find yourself facing these challenges or others like them? Are you asking how
BOB BUFORD is known for being the voice of a generation, a prolific author, speaker, and philanthropist whose immense and widespread contribution to business leadership, personal transformation, and the growth of the modern church cannot be measured. Bob’s book Halftime began a movement of an entire generation of successful business professionals transitioning to a LIFE OF EVEN GREATER SIGNIFICANCE and eventually to the creation of the Halftime Institute. Join us as we honor his legacy by exploring Bob Buford's Top Ten Values over the course of the year.
This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. Our culture is under siege. Isolation and economic collapse weigh heavily on many people around the globe as isolation leads to mental wellness challenges and the current state of the economy pushes millions into unemployment, eventually leading to financial hardship. But in the midst of crisis, there is always hope. Halftime Alumni are uniquely equipped to respond to these converging needs in times of crisis. This timely webinar is part of a series in which we will ask
This episode is part of our special webinar series on Using Your Platform For Good In Crisis. During a health pandemic in Rome — when it was unprecedented to care for people outside of your own family — the early Christians combined their creativity with compassion. The Church grew exponentially as people saw real love in action and it was compelling. They brought hope and kindness in the face of fear and despair. Today, Halftimers all over the world are responding with the same blend of creativity and compassion. Perhaps
John Ramstead’s first half experiences were diverse and adventurous, but nothing compared to what he encountered in mid-life. Imagine this: John started out in the United States Navy where he served as a fighter pilot. Then he transitioned to an entrepreneur and then to leading a Fortune 500 management team. Then life threw him an enormous curve ball - a tragic accident that no one thought he would come back from. After 23 surgeries, he not only survived, but he now lives a very full life and
HEAR FROM REAL HALFTIME FELLOWS... ...He's an investment banker specializing in M&A negotiations ...He's Global VP at Proctor & Gamble... ...She's a C-Suite Executive in a Fortune 500 company... ...He's Pharmaceutical Exec... ABOUT WHAT QUESTIONS THEY WANTED TO SOLVE FOR... "I felt unsettled about different aspects of my life" "What is next? How do I prepare for the next 20 years?" "What has God prepared me to do in my next season?" AND WHAT TRANSFORMED IN THEIR LIVES AS A RESULT OF THEIR FELLOWS EXPERIENCE!
What have you been surprised by in your second half? Each month, we highlight a story of a Halftime Institute Alum in the hopes that their story will encourage and inspire many others in their second half journeys. Our alumni network, which we affectionately refer to as “Halftime Nation,” is full of surprises. Two really pleasant ways I’ve been surprised in the last year are the subject of this month’s alumni spotlight. First, I’m constantly surprised by the diversity of the people who have benefitted from (or are currently