Truly good leadership is hard to find. Many people in leadership positions (it has been my experience) shouldn't be. It's sad but true. So, when an organization is fortunate enough to have solid leadership, leveraging it is HUGE. It's all about scalability! How can an organization leverage its leadership? Its knowledge? There are only so many leadership people to go around, and good leaders are extremely difficult … [Read more...]
The Importance Of The “Dashboard”
How Important Is It To Provide Leadership With Good Information On Which To Base Decisions?
What comes to mind when you think of the word "dashboard"? Your car? If you're a pilot, your instrument panel? I remember a class I took in college entitled "Management Information Systems (MIS)." It was all about the responsibility of the now-called "Information Technology (IT)" function in any organization's responsibility to provide "management" with data needed for decision-making. I see the term "dashboard" … [Read more...]
Decisions Are Made Based On An Organization's Priorities, Not On Fairness
I was in a meeting the other day during which a staff person said that something "wasn't fair." While I contemplated the decision and their comment, I remembered a post I saw a very long time ago written by Tim Stevens. In the post, he shared several thoughts ... We aren't fair about what gets promoted from the platform. Some ministries or events get priority. We aren't fair about which events or … [Read more...]