The Third Turn

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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

Integrating more of the body

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 22, 2021 7:48:00 AM

 

I  feel   sense time fleeting more than ever

 
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Topics: process consulting, Process consultation and design, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive leadership training, society for process consulting, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, executive leadership development

Returning to Roots

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Apr 1, 2021 9:00:00 AM

Twenty-six years ago, five denominational bodies came together to work on common definitions of what it means to earn and use money faithfully. I was recruited to run this project, which brought me two gifts I can never repay:

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Topics: leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, society for process consulting, Community of Practice, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, Future Value, Divergence

Pandemic time and new business habits.

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 20, 2020 5:27:00 PM
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Topics: process consulting, organizational mission, sustainable vision, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, corporate mission statements, society for process consulting, Organizational development

Data damaged: with apologies to the Apostle Paul

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on May 10, 2020 2:51:42 PM

Inspired by so many angry and data-laden posts, op-eds and talking heads, I borrowed from Paul's essay on love to get my thoughts on paper. the photos are linked to related videos. If I may, I'd urge you to experience this fully, and not just read it quickly.

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Topics: process consulting, Process consultation and design, informal communication, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leadership and communication, business communication, society for process consulting, process chaplaincy, crisis communication

Multi-scenario Planning: not just in emergencies

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 25, 2020 9:43:00 AM

Special Announcement:  a FAST TRACK version of Process Consulting Training.    (see more below). 

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Topics: process consulting, Process Consultation, Process consultation and design, strategic planning, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational design, organizational strategy, lon swartzentruber, society for process consulting, strategic mapping, multi-scenario planning

Jubilee! Opportunity is knocking

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 19, 2020 1:26:44 PM
It is well established that the sooner we:
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Topics: process consulting, Process consultation and design, Convene, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, society for process consulting

Opportunities/Challenges: Calculating the Value

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Feb 19, 2020 9:00:00 AM
A growing number of CEOs participate in some form of round-table discussion. Some are half days each month, some whole days, some far less frequent. Some tie to specific industry groups, or perhaps they are an appendage of the Chamber of Commerce or local community college business center. Several of my Design Group International colleagues are privileged to be Executive Chairs for round tables like these. For example,I run one that draws across greater Milwaukee. Phil Bergey has launched one in Lancaster, PA.
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Topics: process consulting, Financial Leadership, organizational development muse, Convene, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, behavioral economics, steward leadership, organizational problem solving, organizational decision making, Executive peer-based advising, long term decision making, society for process consulting

Traumatic Interference

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 27, 2020 7:15:00 AM

Trauma interferes with our ability to manage conflict.

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, church conflict, society for process consulting, process chaplaincy, conflict management

Process AND Product

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 13, 2020 6:55:37 AM
My recent experience at the athletic shoe store was flabbergasting.
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Topics: process consulting, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, process vs. sales, society for process consulting

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