Tag Archives: Improvement

Review, Reflect, Represent & Replace: A board’s added value

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series How a board adds value.

Wouldn’t it be neat if the board chair had a remote control for the board so that, just like a media player, the board could rewind, pause, fast forward, and eject from time to time?

In fact, by setting the agenda the chair already has that ability. But the whimsical image of a board chair holding a remote control will help you remember four of the ways a board adds value. More

Rejuvenate your leadership and your entire ministry

One of the key themes I’ve picked up from visiting ministries over the last year is that many of them are engaged in a significant change process. Across Canada, Christian ministries are rethinking their missions and strategies. This is really healthy and I get the feeling that Christian agencies, in particular,… More

The most daring case study of all

I’m going to tell you about a tool that will turbocharge your development as a leader, the case study method, but with a twist. In the Christian leadership track of Gordon-Conwell’s Doctor of Ministry program, they adapted the case study method so that you are your own case study. Instead of reading about some other poor soul’s problems, I had to feature mine! I can say from experience that the most daring case study of all is…you! More