When is it time to take a look at the strategy that drives what you do? Do you wait until it crashes? Or do you take a look at it even when it seems to be firing on all cylinders?
Everyone has a core message. Sometimes it's a very faint bleating sound. Other times it's like U2 belting out Pride (In the name of love). But…everyone has a core message. Mine, at least in part, is the reality of the
Ever realized suddenly that you were talking with an insider, clueless to the world outside the organization? I had a brief verbal sparring match with someone this morning. He wanted to know why we had a display of classic cars
How does your pricing model work? Don't think you have one? Oh, you have one. It may not be overt…but you and your organization have a pricing model. As things develop in the Small Group Ministry space, it's more and
In January of 2008 the news came out that Gene Appel had left Willow Creek. An earlier post I had written on the A2 conference came up very high in any search for news about Gene. I edited the original
What are you trying to do? Do you know? Do you have a personal understanding of what a win is for you? Kem Meyer's blog is one I read on a regular basis. There are over a hundred on my
I've written a lot on the idea of clarifying the win. Great concept. Hard to do. Tripped across a very helpful post over at the Catalyst Blog: Seeing the Wins by Matt Keller breaks it down much like a coach
"I wouldn't give a fig for simplicity on this side of complexity, but I would give my life for simplicity on the other side of complexity (p. 25, In Pursuit of Elegance: Why the Best Ideas Have Something Missing)." Oliver