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
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,
I love the spirit of this video. I linked to it 3 years ago. Still one of the most popular pages here at StrategyCentral.
How do you know your business is dying? Or maybe really sick? I don’t mean the business (although it could be that). I really mean your location. I was thinking about this today. Are there signs that the business you’re
Got a vision statement? Sure you do. Happy with it? Probably not. Just a guess…but it may not even be your vision statement. Might be a slightly doctored version of another organization’s statement. Might not even be slightly doctored…might be
You may have already read the text of the commencement address that Steve Jobs gave at Stanford a couple years back. It’s now available as a video from Stanford on iTunes. You’ll see it on the top downloads. Just 15