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
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
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.
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
Whether you're a beer enthusiast or not…you need to watch this video. Not to spoil the experience, let me suggest that you listen for passion, sense of purpose, vision and mission. Can you talk this way about what you do?
Mission statements get some deserved criticism. Only a few really drive organizations. Most are simply wishful thinking and a collection of borrowed concepts. And then you trip discover the power of one that is a direct hit. An example of
I have certain tapes, CDs, podcasts, etc. that I must listen to periodically in order to stay on the right path strategically. I found a new one last week and it is rattling my cage. If you’re in this business
Do you know what it is that makes leadership possible? According to John Maxwell it is a matter of "change". Not change like in "Things need to change." More like, "Investing in you is like putting a little ‘change’ in
Everybody is reasonable aware of the importance of getting their message out to your customers. Some do it better than others. Honestly, some do it WAY better than others. Some know to do it but don’t really make the effort.