One drop of blood serving as a means to many medical test results was revealed as little more than a modern form of alchemy.
Topics: process consulting, Process Consultation, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, ethical leadership, business ethics, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson
I was fascinated when deeply experienced women executives from differing careers and separate places began gathering cohorts of accomplished women leaders. Was this a thing?
Here is a conversation with three such leaders that is worth your consideration and passing along to women leaders you know who would benefit from deeper connection.
Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Executive peer-based advising, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Kristin Evenson, executive leadership development, Dawn Yoder Graber, Deanna Rolffs
This blog post, originally published in 2009 and now updated in light of yet again another devastating earthquake in Haiti, is as relevant as ever.
Gary Moore, widely known for his writings on faith and economics, once pointed out that the ancient Greeks are the forerunners of modern socialism, the ancient Romans the forerunners of conservative capitalism, and Judaism is the forerunner of what he calls Stewardism, the idea that God owns everything and we manage on God’s behalf.
How do you think about these matters? In the middle of all the economic debates over bailouts, stimulus packages, cap and trade, and nationalized health care, it seems people are much more Greek or Roman in their understandings rather than Jewish. This Jewish notion that I work on God’s behalf carries over to those of us who take Christianity seriously. Read the opening chapters of Acts and you quickly discover that the early church is not into private enterprise, nor against it. Instead, it is into using what it has to care for the least of these.
Topics: stewardship, stewardism, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz, creating a culture of generosity, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson
Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational development resources, organizational development process, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson
A notice from the Economist that the largest category of religious identification is nothing in particular combines with phrases I heard recently while traveling.
So much for pandemic-driven togetherness and a re-examination toward kindness and life-balancing priorities! So much for renewed confidence that the larger community in which we live intends to serve the flourishing of the world for our grandchildren's grandchildren rather than the expedient moment! As a needed antidote I pulled and updated a sermon I preached in Eau Claire, Wisconsin some years ago....
Topics: leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive develpment, Executive peer-based advising, succession planning, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson
Topics: organizational development consulting, unknown unknowns, unknown knowns, church decision making, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz, organizational design, group process, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn Podcast
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