If you do any work on developing vision, mission…or purpose, it would be a good idea to pick up a copy of It’s Not What You Sell, It’s What You Stand For by Roy M. Spence, Jr. I first ran
Can’t speak for you, but I love the way Granger is communicating their new vision. Watch this video for a hint: Our Story from Granger Community Church on Vimeo.
If you’ve been along for the journey here at StrategyCentral, you’ve heard the phrase “life-change” many times. It’s the thing we exist to deliver…and that’s true whether your organization is a church or a non-profit. Our organizations are in business
I had a jaw drop moment while reading Bill Taylor’s most recent HBR blog post, Brand Is Culture, Culture Is Brand. Although the article is about brands and organizational culture, the story he told about the way USAA employees learn
Bob Sutton is one of my favorite authors. His newest, Good Boss, Bad Boss: How to Be the Best…and Learn from the Worst, is just the latest in a long line of thought provoking (and just plain provocative) works and
Like many of us, I am a student of the language of ideas. How to say it in just the right way is the essence of great communication. Without the right language it can never be more than directional. For
My friend Will Mancini wrote and interesting article in mid-December and challenged all of his readers to learn to drip vision. He followed that post up with a challenge to drip vision every day. Today Mac Lake, leadership guru/practitioner extraordinaire,
Do you know what the mission of your organization is? Maybe you don’t know the exact verbiage…but do you know the mission? Could you explain it if asked? What about your teammates or the newest members of your organization? Could
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.
One of the highlights of Drive ’08 was Andy Stanley’s talk, Random Thoughts On Leadership. I’ve referenced it before and it is a great talk. Really one of those talks that the audio hangs in the consciousness for years. The