Posts Tagged ‘mission’

Success is Sexy and You Are Not

It's not about vision; it's about you.

While both mission and vision are good, success is great and the number one indicator of continued success. Past is prologue, right?  There’s this huge misnomer in leadership development, in that your mission and vision are the most critical component of your future growth. While they are critical, they are not imperative; success is. We say…

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Four Ways to Lead with Specificity

I want to show you the reasons behind the why and how to lead with specificity, because nothing gets a team off the tracks faster than a lack of specifics and measurables.  I think we’ve all been a part of a team where the team leader tells you what they want done, but they give…

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Where is the Line?

The Las Vegas attack was the deadliest shooting in modern US history (at least 58 killed), and it’s only 10 years removed from the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre (32 killed) and a year removed from the second-deadliest shooting, the Orlando nightclub shooting. November’s shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas is now the fifth-deadliest shooting, with at…

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You measure what matters. This summer has been one of focus and relaxation for Catalyst. We have visited the churches we serve, knocked out dozens of new websites and branding projects, collaborated with like-minded business to launch churches more effectively, but mostly, we focused. We focused because we need to get better at doing what…

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Don’t Miss the Potential (Leaders) Around You

The best leaders are the ones that recognize the next leader.  We spend countless hours training ourselves to become better individuals through conferences, seminars, and classes. We read thousands of pages of valuable resources and pour over YouTube every night (we all love Gary Vaynerchuk). But if we do all this and fail to pull…

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Brand for Life

Brand for longevity, not immediacy. [Don’t be hip, be eternal.] Like you, we know who we are and what we are about. Our mission statement is clear, in that we are “creativity that works.” We love what we do and know that we start and end with the church in mind. So when one of…

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