From the Director’s Desk – August 2013

Teamwork Teamwork requires trust, respect, collaboration and continual learning.  These four elements give individuals on any team a place to begin to reflect upon their ability to contribute effectively.  Severely compromise any one of them and you will cripple the effectiveness of the team to complete its goals. While there are times when it is […]

September 2013 Directors Desk – September 2013

Communication is God’s idea!  We take it so for granted that we can exchange ideas, be moved or transformed by ideas, conceive concepts and find ways to implement them, feel up, feel down, express our internal visions, or just ‘be’ and find in that moment meaning. Communication is a wonderful gift and a very challenging […]

From the Director’s Desk – October 2013

“The better able team members are to engage, speak, listen, hear, interpret, and respond constructively, the more likely their teams are to leverage conflict rather than be leveled by it”  Runde and Flanagan. The topic of Communication was highlighted in September’s MissionMover.  On the heels of that emphasis, Conflict Management and Resolution is highlighted for October.  The two topics […]

From the Director’s Desk – November 2013

The debate ensued.  Does servant leadership mean that a servant leads or that a leader serves?  I sat in the cross-fire of answers, thoughts, questions, and ideas exchanged among the people in the room.  One in the room decided it wasn’t either/or, but both/and.  A servant is one among a group offering of him or […]

From the Director’s Desk – December 2013

I remember vividly telling my children nearly every week that attitude is 90% of life!  It is not a matter of what you engage but how you engage.  It was usually a challenging assignment, teacher, or fellow student that launched the discussion about attitude. The Apostle Paul wrote to the Philippians:  “Have this attitude in yourselves which was also in Christ […]