I’m reading this great book called What Matters Now by Gary Hamel. The title tagline is, “How to Win in a World of Relentless Change, Ferocious Competition, and Unstoppable Innovation.” The basic premise of the book is how organization need to adjust their management style in order to foster more innovation. Of course, as I have […]View Post
I want to wish everyone a Happy Father’s Day weekend by letting you into the personal side of my life. I had the awesome opportunity to meet with the creator of BedHeadMom.com. This is a website I highly recommend to those that value motherhood and the work that goes into raising righteous children. BedHeadMom.com is […]View Post
Over the modern history of the church there have been revelations received by prophets that have had lasting impact on the church. Polygamy, the abolishment of polygamy, the welfare program, priesthood for all worthy men, etc. There is one revelation, or abolishment, that I am waiting to hear come across the pulpits of the church. […]View Post church librarian, lds churches, materials center
Yesterday I talked with a primary president that is experiencing the one thing that frustrates all leaders — human nature. You see, there is a teacher in her primary that gently mentioned to her the upcoming birth of her child might be a “good time” to be released from the primary.View Post
The meeting has past the three hour mark and the bishop and two counselors flip through the ward list for the tenth time hoping a name will jump off the page for a new assistant to the assistant primary teacher. Hopefully they will find that name soon because they have a list of three other callings that need to be filled.
If the bishopric doesn’t decide on people for callings than who will?View Post autonomy, callings, greg mckeown, liz wiseman, multipliers
MULTIPLIER: These leaders are genius makers and bring out the intelligence in others. They build collective, viral intelligence in organizations.
DIMINISHERS: These leaders are absorbed in their own intelligence, stifle others, and deplete the organization of crucial intelligence and capability
So which one are you?View Post
Have you ever had a 6am meeting when you wanted to scream that words, “WHAT’S THE POINT OF THIS MEETING?!?!”View Post
Yesterday I came across what I thought was a hilarious post on business organization charts. I thought there were some parallels that could translate to LDS ward organizational charts.
….so I created some.
Which type of ward do you attend?View Post
Every time you stand in front of those you lead you have an opportunity to influence their life. You can harp on rules and commandments (less effective). You can read a quote that sounds amazing (not bad). Or….be a SUPER-LEADER! (best choice)View Post
The tricky thing about changing home teaching results for the better is the fact that human beings are involved. This leads to tough conversations that most Elder’s Quorum Presidents would rather avoid. What if a large part of the problem resided not in the people but rather in the environment?View Post