The Organizational Development Muse

Help other leaders lead meetings more effectively. Please!

Posted by Mark L. Vincent

I have a tendency to skim over information that seem like territory I've covered before. Just because I've covered it doesn't mean others have, however. I have to keep getting thunked on the side of my head with painful reminders that just because I know something doesn't mean others do. This is particularly true with presiding over and participating in meetings. If I want to stop wasting time in meetings that don't go anywhere, just avoiding them won't be enough. I have to help others--especially colleagues--learn to be more effective. 

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Topics: process consulting, Organizational Development. effective nonprofit ma, leadership development, Mark L. Vincent, Design Group International, unproductive meetings, leadership coaching, Leading meetings

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