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It's normal for the house to be falling down

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 4, 2020 8:32:45 AM

If leaders can (re)learn any one thing from Pandemic Time, it is that the proverbial house is always falling down. Leaders are foolish to step back and say “There, that’s done,” or “Whew! That’s over!”

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Topics: process design, process consulting, executive coaching, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational decision making, executive develpment, strategic mapping, Resiliency, Think first

Muscles old and new

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 20, 2020 11:36:28 AM
H ave you followed the emergence of protests at state capitols this past week?  Have you been tempted to join in?  
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Topics: process design, process consulting, Management Assumptions, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, business planning, Effective Leadership, COVID-19, multi-scenario planning

Notes on a Resource: The Objective Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jul 17, 2015 7:11:00 AM

The Objective Leader

How To Leverage The Power Of Seeing Things As They Are

Publishing Information: by Elizabeth R. Thornton, Palgrave-Macmillan, 2015

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource, business success

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

Notes on a Resource: The Tao of Twitter

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 13, 2015 6:00:00 AM

The Tao of Twitter

Publishing Information: by Mark Schaefer, McGraw-Hill, 2012

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource, business communication

Notes on a Resource: HP Envy X2

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 6, 2015 9:00:00 AM

HP Envy X2

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource, business communication

Notes on a Resource: Necessary Endings

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 30, 2015 5:30:00 AM

Necessary Endings

The employees, businesses, and relationships that all of us have to give up in order to move forward

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, executive coaching, leadership development, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource, Executive Development, executive case studies, business communication

Notes on a Resource: To Wit

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 2, 2015 6:00:00 AM

To Wit

 A sense of humor - A mandatory tool of management

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, executive coaching, leadership development, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource, business communication, leadership humor

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

Notes on a Resource: The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Oct 31, 2014 9:07:03 AM

The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

Entrepreneurship for Weirdos, misfits, and World Dominators

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Topics: process design, process consulting, organizational development consulting, entrepreneurship, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, notes on a resource

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