Tagged: organization

Improve organizational productivity by knowing the pains of the minority experience

Adrian Pei recently authored a book and InterVarsity Press published it. The title is “The Minority Experience: Navigating Emotional and Organizational Realities” — watch this video to hear Adrian Pei tell about bringing his organizational development experiences together with his...

List of Churches with Innovation Pastors

What may be emerging is a new role in the church: pastor of innovation. (Granted this may not become mainstream where every church would have one, since most churches have more pressing operational day-to-day needs.) I’ll do my part to...

How can organizations get along in an organic movement?

There’s something about a movement that attracts attention, people and/or media and/or whatever. Some more than others. There’s the Tea Party movement.. Occupy movement.. Arab Spring movement.. movements can be social, political, even religious. Some people have a degree of...

Will the real Catalyst please stand up?

How many Catalyst’s are there anyways? I think event planners like the word “catalyst” because it connotes startup energy and something to trigger new things, but with so many of them out there, doesn’t that dilute its implicit energetic-ness? And...

how to define strategic planning

The non-profit world, in which I’ve spent the majority of my adult work life, is increasingly taking its cues from business techniques towards being more effective in accomplishing its mission. One of the very valuable tools for developing a plan...

any strengths-based churches out there?

StrengthsFinder is my favorite personal assessment test. It was the first one that I’d taken that gave me a better sense of the unconventional me. My top 5 talent themes are: ideation, input, strategic, adaptability, woo. I’ve heard there are...