Fri, 21 November 2014
Rich Birch on Project Management
Rich and I talk about project management and what it looks like for church leadership to learn about project management and why it is vital to ministry.
Our conversation focuses around 3 questions.
1. What is your organizational sweet spot?
2. What do ministry leaders need to not just understand, but rock project management?
3. How can a leader get their feet wet with project management?
We talked about these books to help people begin to rock project management.
Rich also shares about his passion for excellent announcements in worship and offers the Productive Pastor community a great free resource. You can grab it at unseminary.com/chad
Over the last few weeks you might have missed the Productive Pastor Podcast (at least I hope you did). Last week I shared this email with the folks signed up for the insider list. What I realized is I had lost my motivation, the "why", of why this podcast matters tremendously to me.
As I was contemplating this I read a blog post entitled "How I Went from Mad to Motivated". The quote that stuck out the most to me was this...
“Once I woke up from that false perspective – the perspective that the other stuff was more of a distraction at the time than anything else – I got mad at myself. Then I wanted to do something about it. I wanted to get back on the horse - the right horse. I was motivated."
So I did what I normally do. I made a list. I made a list of why many different things mattered to me. I realized many things I really care about had dropped off the map.
So the podcast will be back. In January. With amazing new stuff and a great interview to kick off the new season. In the interim I will be producing some great new additions to the Productive Pastor community.
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