I was privileged to hear President James Nieman from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago talk with graduating students during a retreat. His subject was money and how important it is for clergy to communicate about it. The insights offered are useful for all organizational leaders regardless of the type of organization they serve, and regardless of their religious practice.
The Organizational Development Muse
Topics: process consulting, organizational development consulting, Design Group International, generosity, steward leadership, A Christian view of money, Teaching a Christian view of money, Public Communication about Money,, Communicating about money
Generosity Education: 3 measurements of effectiveness
Design Group International spends a lot of time with organizations that want to raise financial support. To distinguish between firms like ours a key question is often asked by potential clients: How do we know you are effective? Because of our standing in the industry we are also asked the same question as educators: How can we know that a potential consulting firm is effective?