Think Delivery

When is the last time you thought – deeply, as a leader – about delivery systems? If you are in the world of commerce, you probably answered, "Today." It's one of the most pressing concerns facing the marketplace.

But if you are a church or a seminary?

You probably don't have an answer.

But you should.

A delivery system is simply the way you deliver a product or a message. Leadership is often phrased as getting from "here to there." But a delivery system is how you get "this to there." One might think that delivery systems don't require much thought, but that would be tragically wrong, and for one simple reason:

The way people want and need things delivered changes.

For example, news recently broke that Best Buy is going to stop selling CDs at its stores. Click here to continue reading this post and to view the blog archive.

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Everyone wants to make a difference with their one and only life. To leave a legacy. To make a mark. What is the one thing that would make the biggest difference in people's lives that we can bring to bear? What is the "maximum impact" that a human life can make? In this four-week series, James Emery White explores how to make your life echo throughout eternity.

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