ORGANIZATIONAL CHECK UP!

At Infinity Concepts, we have been privileged to work with many great ministries and non-profit organizations. We have learned a lot about what it takes to establish and grow a successful organization. We have also helped a number of organizations that were at risk and needed to find fresh solutions to put them back on course and take them to the next level.

How healthy is your organization?

I want to encourage you to take a moment to do a quick CHECK-UP to see how your organization is doing. Print out this blog – or on a separate

There are a lot of methods churches are using today to reach people and bring them into the church — cool lights, haze machines during worship, a coffee shop in the lobby, shorter service times, and creative stage props. All these are fine to do, but they will eventually become ineffective if the church isn’t continuously expanding their base of leaders.

Let me share an example Pastor Wayne Cordeiro gives that illustrates this point well. Imagine that I hold out a 1-square-foot piece of cardboard, and I slowly empty a bucket of white sand onto it. The sand will accumulate, and as

Hiring The Right Person

Is your organization or ministry at a standstill? Can’t seem to breakthrough to the next level?  

One of the anchors holding your ministry or organization back could be you don’t have the right people on your team. In his book, Good to Great, Jim Collins says, “Get the right people on the bus and the wrong people off the bus.” It’s essential that leaders be rigorous in their selection process for inviting new people to join their team.

Recently a ministry leader called to share with me his vision and goals for his ministry and seek my counsel on

Stop, Collaborate, and Listen

While that phrase may take you back to 1990 with Hypercolor shirts and Saved By the Bell (you are welcome for your earworm of the day), there are actually some keys that you can apply when working on a project that keeps you spinning your wheels.

Stop
When you are not sure if you are heading in the right direction, often times the best thing to do is stop and evaluate what it is that you are trying to accomplish.  Often we get caught up in trying to do things the quickest way, but we are not doing it

You Should Work for Free

Are you willing to work for free? Because you should be evaluating what worth your salary truly holds.

Okay, maybe working for free isn’t ideal (or fun). But do you love what you do for a living? Do you truly have a passion for your work?

Trust me, I know living comfortably is nice. It’s even preferred. But living comfortably and detesting going to work every day equals a miserable life. And no one wants to be miserable.

If you are in a job and you don’t truly enjoy it, or if you’re currently searching for a job there are