The Third Turn

Dr. Mark L. Vincent's Blog

Gig workers in this old and brave new world

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM
With this post the name of this long-standing blog is changed from "The Organizational Development Muse" to "The Third Turn.”  The focus on the intersection of  organizational and executive development remains, but much more for the benefit of the mature and soaring executive—those leaders focused on future value and legacy. The re-titling of this blog is part of a larger initiative for maestro-level leaders being launched this fall.
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Managing Change, Maestro-level Leaders, Peter Drucker, The Third Turn, Sustainability

How do you time travel?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Time Management

A leadership theory of everything

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 9, 2020 9:00:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, adaptive leadership, Team Leadership, multi-scenario planning

Antifragile and the 29ers

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 2, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Resiliency, Nicholas Taleb

On the uses of difficulty

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 25, 2020 9:04:38 AM
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Managing Change, Ian Leslie

Scene-ario planning: Hearing from some experts

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 15, 2020 12:30:02 PM
 
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Topics: process consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, multi-scenario planning, Ron Mahurin

Pandemic time and new business habits.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 20, 2020 5:27:00 PM
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Topics: process consulting, organizational mission, sustainable vision, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, corporate mission statements, society for process consulting, Organizational development

Data damaged: with apologies to the Apostle Paul

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 10, 2020 2:51:42 PM

Inspired by so many angry and data-laden posts, op-eds and talking heads, I borrowed from Paul's essay on love to get my thoughts on paper. the photos are linked to related videos. If I may, I'd urge you to experience this fully, and not just read it quickly.

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Topics: process consulting, Process consultation and design, informal communication, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leadership and communication, business communication, society for process consulting, process chaplaincy, crisis communication

It's normal for the house to be falling down

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 4, 2020 8:32:45 AM

If leaders can (re)learn any one thing from Pandemic Time, it is that the proverbial house is always falling down. Leaders are foolish to step back and say “There, that’s done,” or “Whew! That’s over!”

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Topics: process design, process consulting, executive coaching, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational decision making, executive develpment, strategic mapping, Resiliency, Think first

Zoom or trauma?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 26, 2020 7:31:42 AM
Yes, getting "Zoomed out”  is a thing.
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Topics: adaptive change, executive coaching, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, executive develpment, Effective Leadership, COVID-19

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