Tag: leadership

Strategic Planning

Strategic Planning Organizational Model Values Culture SMART Goals SWOT Analysis Strategic Vision Mission & Values Objectives Strategies Action Plan Have you considered growing your business, but need a plan? Need to rally employees for the upcoming year? Have your Strategic…

Objectives

Strategic Planning Organizational Model Values Culture SMART Goals SWOT Analysis Strategic Vision Mission & Values Objectives Strategies Action Plan Objectives are courses of action that one intends to follow, or an aim that guides action. Objectives present the business in…

Mission & Values

Strategic Planning Organizational Model Values Culture SMART Goals SWOT Analysis Strategic Vision Mission & Values Objectives Strategies Action Plan The nature of a business is often expressed in terms of its mission, which indicates the purposes of the business, for…

Value Based Boards

The values of the owner(s), board members and organizational leaders determine, both directly and indirectly, the culture of the organization, which in turn is a major determinate of the success of the organization. In other words, successful values produce successful…

Say It Well

Words and communication are like the oil of the engine of business. Words and communication insure or ruin the smooth interaction of the various parts. Copy must be clean and the weight should match the engine requirements (the business needs).…

Purpose

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ Purpose is central to a good life. Pursuing a career, raising a family, devotion to a vocation (job), and acquiring wealth are perhaps the most widespread long-term purposes that make…

Principle

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ Principles¹ are tools for decision making that bring the moral² basis of decisions into focus. Recognizing the moral context of our decisions must precede any attempt to resolve related difficulties.…

Policy Oversight

Principles¹ Organizations exist to meet specified ends (purposes). Ends (purposes) and means (policies) are different. Board means and staff means are different. Means delegation policy is best described by identifying what to avoid rather than what to do. Accountability is…

Passion for Work

Application Purpose Principle Passion Virtue Character Calling Leadership Grace Christ We usually think of passion as a kind of conviction, like love. We say, “I am passionate about this or that.” And it is true that passion is a kind…

Inside The Box

Thinking “outside the box” or “coloring outside the lines” is a popular idea in the business world today. People and organizations are told to think outside the box or color outside the lines as a way to stimulate creativity when…