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Creating a High-Performing, Mission-True Culture Based on Your School’s Values!

Most Christian institutions understand the importance of developing and maintaining a High-Performing Culture based on Christian values interwoven with the school’s mission. But few know exactly what that actually “looks like” or how to establish one. In those special circumstances when it “clicks,” when there is a High-Performing Culture in place, nothing is as productive […]

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change management

Planning, Change, and Resistance: An Interview with Dr. Drumm McNaughton

Dr. Drumm McNaughton is the CEO of The Change Leader, a consultancy that helps Christian colleges educate students for a life of faith and service through holistic approaches to improving planning and change management, governance, academic and business operations, assessment and IR, leadership and culture, accreditation, and diversifying revenue streams.  In this interview, he elaborates […]

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As the voice of the cause, consider:
-If this is our organization, what is our actual cause?
-Given our cause, what is our purpose?
-Given our purpose, what is our mission?

You are the Voice of the Cause

A colleague asked: “Is it more important for people to believe in the cause or the individual?” My response: “Every cause needs a voice; every organization needs a face.”   We all know dynamic, inspirational figures that lead organizations we support or serve in. We follow pastors, executive directors, presidents, and other leaders who speak […]

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Awareness of opportunities and threats is foundational to strategic plans

Retrenchment and Renewal in Christian Post-Secondary Education

What some have called a “perfect storm” of disruptive circumstances has impacted all of post-secondary education in both Canada and the United States for the last five years. The result has been two interrelated trends that have especially shaped Christian colleges and universities: a more constrained enrollment on the one hand and a creative approach […]

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