Posts Tagged ‘focus’

5 Ways to Focus Board Meetings By Randy Bronkema

5 Ways to Change the Focus of Your Board Meetings You can begin to change the focus your board meeting and achieve great and meaningful work by focusing on five key priorities. Mission First Every time you meet, review the mission and make this a focus. Ensure that your organization has a clear view of…

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The Focused Leader in Crisis By Ed McDowell

  What should you be focused on during a crisis? Focus is essential in times of crisis. I met with an executive coach and asked one question, “What should I, as a ministry CEO, be focused on in the middle of this crisis?”  Based on our conversation here are a few points of focus for…

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Simple Living By Mark L. Vincent

Simple Living Executive Director – CEO Style Simple living can be a significant challenge for a leader. Whether you are a Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director or even interim CEO, you are responsible for the whole of the organization. Nobody else shares the responsibility for the complexity of the whole at the level you do,…

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Big Picture Focus By Rick Dunham

The Challenge of Keeping the Big Picture in Focus One of the most important—yet hardest—things is to keep the big picture front and center. It’s just so easy to get sucked into the immediate… respond to the stuff that screams for our attention… and to be overwhelmed by the flood of things that come our…

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Focus – An Interview with Dr. Ed Stetzer

Focus on Fueling the Gospel and Organizational Momentum It takes focus to fuel the gospel and organizational momentum. When we talk about evangelism we tend to use words like “share” and “spread” and even “explosion.” It’s no coincidence that all of these words suggest momentum. The gospel always moves with a sense of excitement, as…

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Double Your Ministry By Mike Loomis

There are two keys to communication that can double your ministry. By Mike Loomis ~ Years ago, after selling my second business, I took some time off, painted our house, and volunteered at a local ministry. To my surprise, in three months I was “second in command,” leading four-hundred people and seventy-five volunteers! In just…

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Your Favorite Bible Verse By Dr. Gary G. Hoag

What’s your favorite Bible verse on stewardship? By Dr. Gary G. Hoag Recently I was asked to write a reflection of about 150 words about a favorite Bible verse that has been formative in my personal Christian stewardship and generosity journey. Here was my reply. “As a biblical scholar who helped review the content of…

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4 Tips on How To Eliminate Distractions by Jeremy Kingsley

By Jeremy Kingsley Not that long ago, most professionals went about their jobs cloistered in a private office with a desk, some files and papers, and a phone. These days, we’re far more likely to be working in a semi-private or open office environment, a Starbucks, or even from home. Focusing on work often involves…

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