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Maestro-level Leaders is Launched

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Sep 17, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast

Flamingo-like boards

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Sep 10, 2020 9:00:00 AM

I was wondering about flamingos recently, and it led to a little research. I had caught myself saying that a well-developed organization with a weak board is like a flamingo — a being that stands on a straw-like leg.  It was a way of describing the diagram below (more about that in a minute). My nagging question was whether the image of a flamingo was a good analogy, since we don’t actually see flamingos tipping over. We do, however, see seemingly successful organizations toppling over from board and executive-level scandals, two recent examples being Liberty University and McDonald’s.  
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, Stability, Stable Boards

The Third Turn of the Executive Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Sep 3, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Václav Havel, Maestro

The Second Turn of the Executive Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Aug 27, 2020 9:00:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Artist, David Maister

The First Turn of the Executive Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Aug 20, 2020 9:00:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Michael Gerber, Artisan

Bridging the chasm between faith and responsibility

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Aug 13, 2020 9:00:00 AM
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Topics: fiscal responsibility, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn

Maestro-level Leaders: the Third Turn

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Aug 6, 2020 9:00:00 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn

Disciplining the Reactions of Self: Baseline Questions

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 30, 2020 9:54:42 AM
 
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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, self-aware leader, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Humble Leader

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

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