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Organizational Strategy

Fives Tips for Better Fundraising

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Giving USA reported that Americans donated $410 billion to charitable causes in 2017, and nearly a third of that was given to religious groups. That’s a lot of people asking someone else to fund their passion. But whether the ask is for the church, a parachurch organization, a mission trip, […]

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Two Common Mistakes in Hiring

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These guys probably shouldn’t have a job. Or at least the job they have. You probably could have avoided that hiring mistake, but the reality is, if you’ve hired more than a couple of people, you’ve probably made your own hiring mistakes along the way. In my work and experience, […]

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What Season are You Planning For?

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As an old cowboy once said, “You can’t ride two horses at the same time.” Sometimes we just have to choose between options and live with the outcome. This reality is very true when it comes to setting the organizing principle for any enterprise. You can’t be headed north and […]

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An Idea Is Not a Business!

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I have to say this once a week to someone about something: “An idea is not a business.” An idea is an idea. Granted, not all ideas are equal. Some ideas are evolutionary, some are revolutionary, and some are incremental. Some ideas are purpose driven and cause infused. Some ideas […]

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Legacy Vs New Customers

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Age matters! How old is your company or organization? If your company or organization is older than 15 years, one of your biggest challenges might be how to honor and optimize your legacy customers (the people who brought you to the dance) while also attracting and engaging the next generation […]

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Do You Have Something Worth Saying?

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Content is king. Eyeballs are god. God is sovereign. To put it another way—you  need something worth saying. You need people who want to hear it. And at the end of the day, it still isn’t all up to you. These three realities must be placed at the forefront if […]

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Think // Plan // Do

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I don’t just coach CEOs. I own or co-own some small businesses as well. In a couple of them I am instituting a framework called Think/Plan/Do. I’m convinced that every successful business and organization devotes time and energy to each of these three activities: Think—How might we _________? Plan—What’s the […]

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