The Organizational Development Muse

Peer-based advising. Should you take a pass?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Why do executive leaders take a pass on peer-based advising?
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Topics: organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational leaders, Peer-based advising, CEO peer-based advising,, executive leader development

Leaders drive organizational culture: reflections above the Mediterranean

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

The shoreline of the Mediterranean sea can be seen from the right side of the jet I’m riding in as I write this. It is beautiful, even from this height.

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development firm, leadership arts, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive leader development

Dan Busby's thoughts on The Selfless Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

For this and several future posts, we are excerpting the recently released e-book The Selfless Leader. Here are some excerpts from Dan Busby, ECFA President's Chapter. Click here for an excerpt from Mark L. Vincent's contribution.

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Topics: process consulting, Dan Busby, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive leader development, selfless leadership,, self-aware leader

An organizational leader's sphere of influence: further up and further back

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

A recent interaction with some executive leadership students thinking with me in sessions I'm privileged to facilitate with Christian Leadership Alliance provoked the following thoughts:

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development, steward leader, executive coaching, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational decision making, executive leader development, long term decision making,

CEO time & task management: writing the don't do list

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Let us admit that the temptation in the cartoon at right is faced by executive leaders everywhere!

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Topics: process design, Art of Agreement, peer-based consulting teams, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational wisdom, organizational decision making, Executive Development, executive leader development, Executive peer-based advising

When the Executive Leader comes into their own

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Here is a recent exchange with my class I'm currently teaching for CLA's Online Academy regarding executive leadership (FYI - the next round of classes are about to start!). It is brief but I thought it worthy of a larger audience.

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Topics: organizational development firm, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, Process Consuting, executive leader development

Notes on a Resource: Reclaiming the Ethical High Ground

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Reclaiming the Ethical High Ground: Developing Organizations of Character

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