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Peer-based advising. Should you take a pass?

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Aug 31, 2016 1:00:00 PM
Why do executive leaders take a pass on peer-based advising?
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Topics: executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational leaders, Peer-based advising, CEO peer-based advising,

Leaders drive organizational culture: reflections above the Mediterranean

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 25, 2015 8:00:02 AM

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 consulting, leadership arts, executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International

Legacy trumps history

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Nov 11, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Adapted from the previous Design Group International publication The Appriser in 2010.

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Topics: Process consultation and design, leadership succession, executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, business success, leadership legacy

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

A leader's lament

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 18, 2015 10:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: executive leadership, Convene, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leadership clarity, Executive Development, executive communication, executive case studies, leader's lament

Thank you Sepp Blatter - putting succession front and center

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Jun 8, 2015 5:30:00 AM
Outcomes  magazine from Christian Leadership Alliance just published an article of mine on the importance of succession. With Sepp Blatter's FIFA (non)resignation, the timing could not have been better for putting this issue that confounds so many leaders front, center and global.
In Blatter's case, we are being the shown how to make all the succession mistakes, compounding one upon another, and being lived in front of the planet in vivid 24 hour ever-evolving news cycles.
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Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, leadership succession, executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, ethical leadership, executive case studies, business ethics

Dan Busby's thoughts on The Selfless Leader

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 16, 2015 6:30:00 AM

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, executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, selfless leadership, self-aware leader

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

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Mar 5, 2015 8:28:52 AM

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 consulting, executive coaching, executive leadership, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, steward leadership, organizational decision making, long term decision making

A new leadership mentoring program gets underway

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 17, 2014 6:30:00 AM

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

Leadership Fable: wise owl meets young buck

Posted by Mark L. Vincent on Dec 12, 2014 6:30:00 AM

...and young buck gets wiser.

by mark l vincent

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Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, executive coaching, executive leadership, organizational development muse, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, executive education, leadership development methods, executive case studies

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