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The Golden Rule and Franchising

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 23, 2015 6:00:00 AM
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Topics: process consulting, franchising, associational systems, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational problem solving, organizational development resources

Fear, inattention and overwhelming complexity: 3 common executive leader dynamics.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 26, 2014 11:00:00 AM

This week--most like any other week--was filled with figuring it out.

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Topics: process design, process consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, organizational development resources

CEO conversations: connecting money with time.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 23, 2014 5:30:00 AM

I was with a ministry CEO last week who hoped to see a greater degree of voluntarism in his organization. He was asked if he had a volunteer time budget and that was a new concept to him--to actually quantify the likely number of volunteer hours currently available to him and then how they were being allocated in support of the organization's mission.  Those in conversation with him encouraged him to strategically optimize the volunteer hours currently available so that there would be more integrity and realism in the appeals for new volunteers.

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Topics: process consulting, stewardism, executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, organizational development resources

Organizational Leaders: Responses to employee grief, stress and burnout

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 11, 2014 5:30:00 AM
Guest blogger,
Nathan Leaman
 is a Leadership Talent Pool Manager at Kohler Co. He recently developed the following post as part of his graduate studies.
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Topics: process consulting, Organizational Leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational development resources, marketplace chaplaincy, employee suffering

An endorsement for executive peer-based advising

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 31, 2014 5:30:00 AM

 

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Topics: process consulting, Convene, peer-based consulting teams, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational development resources, Peer-based advising, executive training, executive leadership training

10 Leadership Development Initiatives That Work

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 24, 2014 5:30:00 AM

In a recent workshop with Lutheran church leaders from the Chicago area on leadership development, we emphasized the following:

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Topics: process consulting, Organizational Development. effective nonprofit ma, leadership development, Design Group International, organizational development resources, Executive Development, leadership development methods

Notes on a Resource: Faith in the Face of Empire

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 7, 2014 5:30:00 AM

Faith in the Face of Empire

by Mitri Raheb

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational development resources, notes on a resource

Notes on a Resource: The Economist

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 28, 2014 10:08:33 AM

The Economist

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational development resources, notes on a resource

Notes on a Resource: NIV Thinline Bible (with zipper)

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 21, 2014 6:30:00 AM

NIV Thinline Bible (with zipper)

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Topics: Design Group International, organizational development resources, notes on a resource

Notes on a resource: Generous Matters

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 7, 2014 6:30:00 AM

Generous Matters

Author/Title/Publisher:  Generous Matters is a blog written by Rebekah Basinger of Basinger Consulting

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Fundraising, organizational development resources

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