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Topic: Vision

January 24, 2013

David Lose: The risks and rewards of adaptive change

Most people want to avoid change. But the astute leader will help his team members move forward by inviting them to think not just about what will change but also why it needs to change.

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April 12, 2010

Tom Arthur: Does vision come from the leader or the people?

If vision comes from the pastor, how can the pastor discern where his or her blind spots are?

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May 2, 2013

Thursday's News & Ideas

  • National Day of Prayer
  • Dismal parting at DC church
  • Pay heed to visionaries
  • First Protestant pope?
  • Why so little servant leadership?
  • How to be a better friend
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April 19, 2010

John Ed Mathison: Vision from the leader and the whole

Having a “Joel Committee” is one way to make sure the leader is listening and the people are helping create the organization's vision.

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May 9, 2013

Small enough to do and big enough to matter

Employees need to know how to spend their time each day -- but they also want their work to intersect with their sense of vocation and contribute to an institutional vision.

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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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October 3, 2013

In an uncertain world, a need for leadership

The way to navigate a changing world is for leaders to try to make sense of it, develop relationships, create a vision and imagine new ways for people to work together.

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