The Third Turn

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Shifting a Founder's Life Force

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 17, 2021 4:31:00 AM
 
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Topics: process consulting, leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Executive Development, Executive peer-based advising, executive learning, succession planning, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson, stewardship of a successor

Future Value is the Job

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 3, 2021 7:30:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Executive Development, capacity building, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Future Value, Kristin Evenson

Chuck Moyer: Future Value and the Middle Line

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 27, 2021 6:45:00 AM
A true joy in this work comes from gleaning insight from people who are care to make a difference as they help organizations function effectively.  Chuck Moyer is one such person, recently launching a franchise focused on helping to decrease vendor-related expenses that are all too often treated as fixed. In short, helping to improve that elusive mid-line. I spoke with Chuck Moyer about future value and the middle line. 
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Topics: Process consultation and design, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, behavioral economics, Executive Development, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson

Boogie down!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 20, 2021 5:56:00 AM

What follows comes from the weekly "Maestro-level letter," a letter sent each week to Maestro-level leader cohort participants and my Executive Advising clients. 

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Topics: process consulting, Process Consultation, wheel forward or spiral downward, leadership model, leadership failure, executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, The Tao of Action-Reflection, steward leadership, Developing Leaders, Executive Development, society for process consulting, Effective Leadership, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson

Farther Along

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 13, 2021 9:48:00 AM
We  recently presented this chart  as a model of the Three Turns of Executive Leadership:
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Executive Development, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, executive leadership development

You Can Care!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 24, 2019 11:27:21 AM
The woman I’m fortunate to call my wife went for a walk with me in a city that lies along a lakeshore. We came across this quote from Abraham Lincoln in a speech to the Wisconsin State Agricultural Society before being elected president.
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Topics: Mission and vision, Vision and mission, deep transformation, leadership paradigm, executive education, Executive Development, leadership excellence, executive leadership training, executive communication, leadership communication, leadership formation, spirituality and business, leadership wisdom, personal branding, relationship capital, executive learning, executive vocation, forward-thinking realized, business success, organizational story, leadership legacy, corporate culture, leadership transition, identifying adaptive change, board engagement, Company Founder, business, reflections, stakeholder engagement, leadership, coaching

The Steward Leader and the Challenge of Nontraditional Funding

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 10, 2017 7:30:00 AM

The following is a presentation made this past week at the Christian Leadership Alliance's Conference in Dallas, TX. It was part of a summit on Steward Leadership. Portions of what you will find below include input from summit participants.

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Topics: process consulting, fiscal responsibility, board development, denominations, Stewardship Development, stewardism, associational systems, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Fiscal Health, steward leadership, Executive Development, Five Stewardship Confusions

A leader's lament

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 18, 2015 10:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: executive leadership, Convene, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leadership clarity, Executive Development, executive communication, executive case studies, leader's lament

Loving leaders into their steward vocation

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 18, 2015 6:00:00 AM

My family story is one of holding our household together through my wife's long battle with leiomyosarcoma. Eighteen occurrences in sixteen years is a lot for anyone. We've made it this far, raising our children and now enjoying being grandparents, while building Design Group International, completing research projects related to graduate education, and finding ways to enjoy life, however constricted it might feel.

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Topics: process design, process consulting, becoming a steward leader, executive coaching, stewardship based leadership, Convene, peer-based consulting teams, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, leiomyosarcoma, Executive Development, Peer-based advising, peer-based executive teams, Executive peer-based advising

Decision Making Speed of the Executive Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 13, 2015 8:53:00 AM

In the online classes I teach on executive leadership, we often discuss paradoxes leaders must embrace. One such paradox is that the decision-making speed demanded of executive leaders is both fast and slow.

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, executive coaching, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational decision making, Executive Development

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