What I’m Learning – PhD Edition

1. “The focus on task makes achievement feel like one of the only concrete markers of success” (Hoover, 2010). Busy does not always equal better.

2. “It is ironic that at the moment the worlds of commerce, government, and non-profits are feverishly using ecclesial language to give more sub- stance, continuity, and sense of community to their organizations, many of the churches are racing to abandon the framework in which such language made sense” (Frank, 2006).

3. “Leaders should be prepared to fight against tradition and the status quo which may include getting rid of particular organizational structures and old ways of doing things. Tradition is good, however it may not be good enough to accommodate change in society and the church” (Banks, 2013).

What are you learning?

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