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Topic: Creativity

November 10, 2009

Matthew Phillips: Changing gears between maker and manager

Striking the right balance between clearing space for creativity and shouldering an administrative load vexes many leaders, as the author learned while trying to be both a pastor and a law school student.

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May 8, 2014

Planned spontaneity

Cultivating opportunities for spontaneity at the institutional level begins with our own openness to being disrupted and our own imagination for the unexpected.

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February 5, 2013

Persevering through failure as the key to execution

Rather than avoiding it, how might your institution encourage and embrace moments of failure?

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August 21, 2012

Start with why, not what

Creative, life-giving work with passionate, committed people requires a certain kind of storytelling. It starts with what you believe, not what you do.

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November 11, 2011

Benjamin McNutt: 'You just have to start thinking like me'

The biggest challenge to collaboration isn’t different skill sets. It's clashing imaginations.

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February 18, 2014

Tuesday's News & Ideas

  • Christians & college
  • Islam, the American way
  • Archbishop's retirement home
  • Snake handler's faithful death
  • Haiti's first cardinal
  • Creativity breeds happiness
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November 29, 2012

Innovation and the bottom line

Maintaining a creative institutional culture doesn’t mean abandoning the budget. A free resource explores how innovation and business thinking can -- and should -- exist together.

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March 19, 2012

Tom Arthur: The foursquare gospel

Jesus didn’t hang out in the office.

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January 25, 2010

Gerardo Marti: A Super Bowl commercial contest and Christian creativity

Some see it as crash commercialism. Others as a chance to be gospel salt-and-light in the world.

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May 5, 2014

Monday's News & Ideas

  • Women @ the Vatican
  • Fresh Expressions
  • Godless church goes global
  • Blessed by thy bicycle
  • Evangelicals & climate change
  • Simple way to boost creativity
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