THRUUE POINTS BLOG

Keep Calm and Reflect

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

What do Thruue and the Queen of England have in common? We both think we should spend more time reflecting. In her Annual Christmas Address, Queen Elizabeth II, who celebrated 60 years on the throne this year, called for everyone to spend this time to ponder our lives. “We all need to get the balance […]

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The most wonder-full time of the year

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

The store windows are festive, the music jingles, and all over signs point to the fact that it will soon be Christmas. It’s a magical time for my children. I love seeing their eyes light up as they take in the wonder of this season. But there’s another reason why I love this time of […]

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How often should Boards meet?

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

The Board is an essential part of any organization, responsible for dreaming what’s possible and where to go. Board members must think expansively, continuously re-imagine the organization, think uncommon thoughts, and make critical decisions. But often we don’t create the right environment for Board members to succeed. How can Board members consider bold action and […]

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Penn State’s Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In case you missed it, Penn State recently launched a Values and Culture Survey to all faculty, staff, and students. The University hopes to use the results to better understand “the values and experiences of the people who learn and work at Penn State every day”. The end result will be a collection of core […]

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Penn State's Focus on Culture: Survey Good BUT When Will the Football Program Declare its Purpose

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In case you missed it, Penn State recently launched a Values and Culture Survey to all faculty, staff, and students. The University hopes to use the results to better understand “the values and experiences of the people who learn and work at Penn State every day”. The end result will be a collection of core […]

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6 Topics Your Board Should Discuss

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

In 2013, thousands of well intentioned not-for-profits will cease to exist. Many will blame lack of funding as the impetus for their demise; yet it is leadership and vision that always precedes an “ask” for funding. For the foreseeable future, boards will continue operating within deeply unsettling macro environments punctuated by donor fatigue and an […]

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Becoming Greater Than the Sum of Your Parts: In Three Steps

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

Executives today face a multitude of pressures that diminish their ability to achieve success. Not only are they bombarded with increasing amounts of information, which oftentimes must be analyzed and synthesized, but they’re also often asked to respond to problems almost immediately and around the clock. This constant availability, constant attention, and constant inputs is […]

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Cultivate a Learning Culture Within Your Organization to Realize Results

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

If you’ve participated in a Thruue workshop, you may have heard us talk about the importance of cultivating a learning culture within your organization. Examples of how this mentality can dramatically help organizations can be found all over: Toyota, a premier learning organization brought elements of its award-winning Toyota Production System into the Community Kitchen […]

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Top Brands Are Built on Purpose and Values, Not Product

By Daniel Forrester, CEO

A recent study by Millward Brown of growth brands of the past decade has discovered that the top brands are built on purpose and values, not the product or service they sell. Brands that seek to inspire and engage consumers, regardless of geography and industry, grew 10 times faster than their competition from 2001-2011. This […]

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