Tip For Leading Well: Renew Your Vision

I'm currently teaching an undergraduate class on Organizational Leadership, and one of the key topics we recently discussed was vision. This is one of those words and concepts that evokes various emotions, with many people getting excited about the idea…

Why Your Church Needs a Compelling Vision

Vision can be a powerful force for any organization, inspiring people to collectively band together by using their gifts and talents to achieve something great--something bigger than any individual could ever achieve alone. I especially believe that vision can be…

Six Characteristics of a Compelling Vision

Having a vision for your organization means seeing a preferred picture of the future and then setting a plan in motion to make that picture become reality. Vision is a powerful catalyst for change because it can galvanize a group…

The Innovation Imperative: Are You Talking or Doing?

One of the most frustrating things I see leaders do is to preach innovation within their organization but not back it up with any action. Everyone likes to talk about the importance of innovation, but few act upon it. Innovation…

Two Days in August: Highlights from the 2013 Global Leadership Summit

Every time that I attend the Willow Creek Association’s Global Leadership Summit I think that it can’t get better than the previous year, but every year it seems to do just that. The 2013 GLS that was held on August…

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