All posts tagged "mission"

  • Clock Builders Versus Time Tellers

    Is your rec center built to last? You put so much time and effort into planning programs, renovating facilities and hiring student staff, but there...

  • Do You Have a BHAG?

    Big Hairy Audacious Goal. Sounds a little scary, doesn’t it? In “Built to Last” by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras, the Big Hairy Audacious Goal...

  • Why Change Should be a Constant: Part One

    Here is Part One of a two part blog series by Matt Beck on lessons learned in renovation. Henry Ford said “business men go down...

  • Guided by Core Values

    “Enduring great companies don’t exist merely to deliver returns to shareholders. Indeed, in a truly great company, profits and cash flow become like blood and...

  • Create a “Stop-Doing” List

    We’ve all heard of to-do lists. What about stop-doing lists? For weeks now, I’ve been blogging about the book “Good to Great.” Last week I...

  • Believing in Your Mission

    I am currently reading the book “Extreme Ownership” by U.S. Navy SEAL Officers Jocko Willink and Leif Babin. Throughout the book they discuss several crucial...

  • Decentralized Command

    After visiting numerous large campus recreation facilities, I have been blown away be the number of student staff they employ. For example, The Ohio State...