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Narrower and Deeper: Finding your next focus after success

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 13, 2022 7:18:00 AM

 

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Topics: process consulting, permission marketing, process consultants finding work, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, inbound marketing, society for process consulting, Community of Practice, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn Podcast, Chelsea Gloeckner, Kristin Evenson

The Precocious Employee - Further Reflections

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jan 6, 2022 7:10:00 AM

The recent blog post I wrote about precocious employees brought responses like:

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Topics: Process consultation and design, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive develpment, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Future Value, Kristin Evenson, Building the Future

The workspace....

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 23, 2021 7:04:00 AM

So many gifts surround what we are doing in Maestro-level leaders.  Here is a quick list:

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive develpment, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson, third turn blog

That feedforward feedback loop

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 16, 2021 6:10:00 AM

I did not make up the word feedforward.

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Topics: process consulting, Process consultation and design, strategic planning, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, feedback loops, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson, strategic foresight

9 take aways for strategic interim time

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 9, 2021 7:16:00 AM

Transitions happen!  Some parts we might be able to plan. Some we cannot.  We can, however, raise the level of our preparation and thoroughness to face transitions rather than have them traumatize us more than they need to.

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Topics: process consulting, Process Consultation, strategic interim ministry, interim ministry, Interim Ministry Network, strategic interim leadership, arlen vernava, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, interim process, interim executive services, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Steve Slagel, Kristin Evenson, Gerry Krupp

Aiming at the Maestro-level leader target

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 2, 2021 6:30:00 AM

If you are a business owner or marketer, you've spent at least a little time thinking about the personas you consider ideal to reach. It helps you define your message and reduce the wasting of everyone's time. I especially like it when this is transparent to me as a prospective client or customer, so I assume you might enjoy our transparency with you. 

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Topics: process design, process consulting, buyer personas, Process consultation and design, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, inbound marketing, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson

You are all white!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 25, 2021 7:13:00 AM

Maestro-level letter is a weekly note I send to clients and colleagues. Every now and then one of these letters seems to need a larger audience. The additions of Senior Consultants Lukie Wells, Noele Stith, Eric DossRose Shetler, and Steve Slagel, and our recent naming of Deanna Rolffs as a Senior Design Partner prompted these thoughts. If you would like to discuss a deeper connection to Maestro-level leaders, please reach out here.

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Topics: process consulting, Process Consultation, leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, society for process consulting, leadership transition, succession planning, Organizational development, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Eric Doss, Steve Slagel, Rose Shetler, Kristin Evenson, stewardship of a successor, soft power, Deanna Rolffs, Noele Stith, Lukie Wells, Senior Design Partner

Help! I have an enemy!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 18, 2021 7:40:00 AM

We each have enemies. We do not arrive at Maestro-level leadership without accumulating them. Hopefully, the benefit of building integrity into our life is that we will have more opportunity than most to experience the wonder of reconciliation as alienation, anger, and bitterness resolves into peace.

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Topics: Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Peacemaking Training, relationship capital, corporate culture, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson, company culture

Growing Maestro-level Leaders

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 10, 2021 8:06:00 AM
We've spent the last two years preparing for, launching, and developing extensive content for the  Maestro-level Leader experience.
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Topics: process design, Process Consultation, Process consultation and design, leadership succession, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, succession planning, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson

My Content Pledge

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 4, 2021 7:07:00 AM
In my annual revisit of the work I do compared with the work I intend to do, I came across the following diagram: 
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Topics: process consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, inbound marketing, society for process consulting, Maestro-level Leaders, The Third Turn Podcast, Kristin Evenson

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