The Organizational Development Muse

A new leadership mentoring program gets underway

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Starting January 2015, I and a number of friends and colleagues have the honor of serving as mentors through Christian Leadership Alliance’s new Outcomes Mentoring Network www.OutcomesMentoring.org.  It is an honor to be invited to be a part of this state-of-the-art online matching system. It will connect experienced mentors with today’s emerging organizational leaders. You can learn more in this short video from CLA president and CEO Tami Heim.

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Topics: executive coaching, entrepreneurship, executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leadership development methods

Notes on a Resource: The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

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

The Audacity of Steward Leadership

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

I pulled up a 2012 Richard Branson interview in Inc. Magazine this week.  The article is titled "Sir Audacity."  I was struck by this quote about entrepreneurs:   

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

The entrepreneurial moment: The patience of a steward leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Didn't get your plan right the first time?

The second?
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Topics: entrepreneurship, Mark L. Vincent, steward leadership

Do you have what it takes for process consulting? Two key questions

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Do you have what it takes for process consulting? Two key questions

It is a privilege to sit with a variety of women and men interested in pursuing consulting as their vocation. Notice the use of the word vocation rather than hobby, job, pursuit or career. People can do consulting work as a side job, hobby or special interest, but making a living at it for the rest of one's working life requires deeper life-mission and intentional action.

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Topics: Process Consultation, business ownership, organizational development consulting, entrepreneurship, Design Group International

Death, taxes and family. An election eve leadership reflection

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Death, taxes and family. Leadership issues have not changed.

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, entrepreneurship, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International

A fine, close shave: musings on personal productivity

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

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Topics: entrepreneurship, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Whorled Viewz