What’s your practice when you plan for the what’s next? Are you reactive? Inactive? Or pre-active? This is potentially a key insight about a reality of your planning DNA. Clearly understanding your organization’s tendency is the first step in moving
After a too-long absence…Terry Storch is back in the blogosphere. You can check out his new blog right here. If you don’t know the name, for lots of us Terry is one of the first bloggers we were inspired by.
Where do you start the process of determining how to do something? I suggest you start by asking why. Ask why you should even do it at all. Ask why it’s important. Ask why it needs to be done now.
How intentional are you at the day to day? On a flight today I reread several chapters in one of my favorite books, Turning the Future Into Revenue. I always feel like I need to immediately clarify that this is
Yesterday I linked to Kent Shaffer’s post about the Top 22 Churches. Today there’s an interesting response over at Swerve, LifeChurch.tv’s blog. And it’s really worth checking out Stop Trying to Be Number One. Some very good points…to me the
Is there a prescription that produces an effective turn-around? That’s the question that needs to be asked in lots of places. According to Peter Drucker there is a standard three step process. Now…he didn’t say it was an easy three
Kent Shaffer has a great list of the top 22 churches in America over at over at Church Relevance. I love the way he’s developed the thinking. He took churches from 7 different lists compiled from 2004 – 2007, aggregated
When you prepare for what’s next, do you find yourself taking last year’s results and adding 10%? Do you set goals by looking at another organization’s trajectory and overlaying your dreams on top of it? Or maybe you just "know
Looking for a good metaphor to use to launch a discussion about change? I stumbled across a short version of The Change Monster yesterday. Some really helpful concepts. And a great map of the process. You can see some of
Just watched this video on YouTube. One of the blogs I read is Presentation Zen. Always cool. Great visuals. Today’s post was about the work that Duarte Design did for Al Gore making his Inconvenient Truth presentation that led to