The Third Turn

Written by Dr. Mark L. Vincent & Kristin Evenson
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Returning to Roots

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Twenty-six years ago, five denominational bodies came together to work on common definitions of what it means to earn and use money faithfully. I was recruited to run this project, which brought me two gifts I can never repay:

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Topics: leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, society for process consulting, Community of Practice, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Future Value, Divergence

Your Executive Team is a Community of Practice

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM

A successful Third Turn of executive leadership identifies and begins to extract future value in preparation for succession. Maestro-level leaders cannot do this by themselves. Their Senior Executive Team and the Board get in on the effort as the executive's supporting Community of Practice (COP).

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Topics: executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Community of Practice, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Imagination, Alignment, Etienne Wenger, Engagement

The Grateful Penitent

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 18, 2021 9:00:00 AM
 
Through the many years of developing this Community of Practice, we call Design Group International , I have been a member of the clergy. Because of that, I'm often asked if I expect people to be Christian in order to work with me, especially when speaking with people about my Executive Advising practice.
 
I hear a different question just as often: why reference spirituality at all, especially Christian spirituality? The assumption is that someone might be offended.
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Topics: executive coaching, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, spirituality and business, Community of Practice, Grateful Penitent

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