The Organizational Development Muse

Lorie Vincent speaks on "fighting disease not death"

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

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Topics: Lorie L. Vincent, Design Group International, leiomyosarcoma, fighting disease not death, employee suffering

3 great ladies in my life: an organizational leader's reflection

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Relationships are the greatest capital a person has. I know this because there has been significant and lengthy suffering in the life of my family. I can attest to this fact: your money doesn't visit you at the hospital. People do. In fact, your money flees when you are in the hospital!  It drains away like a sink opened by Drano.

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Topics: Organizational Leadership, Lorie L. Vincent, Design Group International, fighting disease not death

8 lessons learned from leiomyosarcoma: a spouse's list

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Our book Fighting Disease Not Death: Finding a Way Through Lifelong Struggle is being widely read. Lorie has been speaking at a number of churches (about once monthly is what she feels she can manage), and will speak next at First Baptist Beloit, Wisconsin on Sunday 19, February. Thank you to everyone who has supported this effort!

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Topics: spouse of a cancer sufferer, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, leiomyosarcoma, lorie vincent, fighting disease not death, unproductive meetings, lesson from cancer, cancer survivor, cancer spouse, spouse of a cancer survivor

Goofy fundraising strikes again!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

Just when you think you've witnessed all the craziness in the fundraising world, another goofy incident pops up. If I did not spend so much time writing and speaking on the subject I would probably just roll my eyes, but because I am able to see just how much one act of silliness can harm future opportunity I can't pass up the occasion to keep teaching.

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Topics: process design, organizational development, organizational consulting, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, organizational design, Fundraising, cancer walk, leiomyosarcoma, fighting disease not death