One of the blogs I read almost everyday is Gaping Void by Hugh MacLeod. Word of warning…sometimes often profane. At the same time, Hugh’s insight is very keen. Not every post or cartoon is dead on, but a lot of
One of the most important ongoing conversations a leader has is the one that keeps the mission on the front burner. As this critically important conversation becomes less frequent or more muddled the likelihood that the mission is accomplished decreases.
“What is StrategyCentral about and why don’t you just put this stuff over on MarkHowellLive.com? It’s a fair question. Actually a couple fair questions. Here’s my thinking. StrategyCentral is where I write about the intersection between strategy and purpose, but
I hope you have a very merry Christmas…filled with the richness of God’s great love. I hope you are surrounded by friends wherever you are. And I hope your cup overflows on everyone you encounter. God bless you at Christmas!
My copy of Six Pixels of Separation worked itself to the top of the stack today. Written by Mitch Joel, President of Twist Image, Six Pixels is an absorbing look into the art and science of connecting online. A take-off
It’s almost that time. Jack returns in about a month. Here’s a preview:
“To reach people no one else is reaching we must do things no one else is doing.” That line seems like a no-brainer. Obvious. And yet, when I heard Craig Groeschel say that at Willow’s Leadership Summit last year I
How does arriving where you’ve already been sound? Depends I guess. If you like where you’ve been, you might want to go there again. After all, there are places we’ve been that we love going back to. At the same
Keeping an eye on the effectiveness of strategy is essential. Clarifying what a win is and launching strategic steps designed to produce that win are essential to organizational success. Evaluating effectiveness is just as important. Have you ever slowed down
I don’t know about you, but I look forward to this day all year. Greenberg Smoked Turkey, cornbread dressing, cranberry relish, sweet potatoes, and pecan pie. That’s worth looking forward to! But…it’s not the whole reason I look forward to