Category Archives: Good to Great

Good to Great (Discipline, Flywheels, Core values, Goals)

A culture of discipline Collins recommends these four disciplines – 1) Focus on your Hedgehog. 2) Build a system of freedom and responsibility within a framework. 3) Manage the system, not the people. 4) Practice extreme commitment. Focusing on your … Continue reading

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Good to Great (Picking a Team, Building a Culture, Being a Hedghog)

Picking a team, building a culture Level 5 leaders can be slow to get started. They realize that they can’t be successful unless they’re surrounded by like-minded people. In church, this is much harder to do than in business. After … Continue reading

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Good to Great (Introduction, Picking the Right CEO)

Back in 2001, Jim Collins wrote one of the most important business management books ever, Good to Great. Although it’s about business, the principles are easily applied to churches, because it’s not about how to make a profit. It’s about … Continue reading

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