Archives for August 2008

The principle of having the right people in the room.

These past couple of months I have been learning a ton about strategic planning at the core ministry level and its affects on multiple sites. One of my greatest learnings is the importance of having the right people in the room when the plan is laid down. That goes for first impressions, assimilation, communication, specific […]

Plan for Change

This past week Stephanie (wife) and I have been reminded of the need to, “Plan for Change“.  You can read the full story on Stephanie’s blog. Summary: 1.  Have a plan 2.  Have someone who can take over in your absence – your “second” 3.  Make sure your “second” can run your plan 4.  Allow […]

First Impressions – Whos responsibility is it anyway? YOURS!

I was in a discussion the other day about First Impressions when someone said, “Who’s responsibility is it? and “Who do I tell?”  I soooo wanted to say, “It’s YOURS” and “do it yourself“, but tried to be more gracious. Here is the deal.  We can put the best training manuals in the world together, […]