The Most Effective Way To Lead Your Team

The Most Effective Way To Lead Your Team

by Dan Scott As I scroll through the pictures on my phone, I see a few types of pictures. Food and landscapes from my recent travels. The obvious selfies to prove I was actually there. Posed snapshots of my family in various locations. And bits of life captured in candid images. Out of all of them, I think the candids are my favorite. The annual family photos are great and all, but when you really think about it, I wonder if it’s an accurate picture of my family. We never coordinate our... Read More
Developing Leaders Through A Lead Small Culture

Developing Leaders Through A Lead Small Culture

Allison Rattenborg is the director of children’s ministry at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois. Today, we’re featuring Allison, highlighting her work with children. We asked Allison about her experience with her phase and how Orange is being used in Northminister’s environments. ORANGE: Tell us about your church. ALLISON: Northminster Presbyterian Church is an amazing body of Christ in the north part of Peoria, Illinois. We have about 600 members. We... Read More
What’s Your Story?

What’s Your Story?

by Jennifer Wilder New friends learn about each other by connecting through stories. One person shares a recent experience, which triggers a memory in the other person who recalls a similar situation, and voila! Bonds are created, familiarity grows, and we begin to know and be known. Through the email address, mystory@rethinkgroup.org, it is Orange’s aim to connect with you, learn from you, and get to know you. We want to hear how you are using Orange strategies, how your community is... Read More
The Easiest Way To Be Disappointed In Yourself And Your Ministry

The Easiest Way To Be Disappointed In Yourself And Your Ministry

by Kevin Jennings Why You Need A Bigger Story, Not A Better Picture What did you want to be when you grew up? When I was five-years-old, I wanted to be a basketball player, a doctor, and an astronaut. Today, I’m proud to tell you that I’m none of those things. I’m proud because I later had opportunities to encounter my true calling: Using marketing to help others live their dreams. How many of us can say our lives have turned out as we planned? I’m willing to guess that it’s less than one... Read More
A Leadership Lesson Learned From Airbnb

A Leadership Lesson Learned From Airbnb

Have you ever used Airbnb.com? If not let me tell you about a community of people who will rent out anything from RVs to yachts—even a couch in their living room—to a penthouse suite in a high rise building. Think of it as a modern-day bed and breakfast but a little more adventurous. Why do I say adventurous? Well, let me tell you about the first time I booked anything on Airbnb. I have the privilege to travel and speak all over the United States and sometimes even in other countries. I have... Read More